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Retiring Cal Tech Chief Reflects on Roots

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community_briefs/article/retiring_cal_tech_chief_reflects_on_roots_20051014

During his nine-year tenure as Caltech president, 67-year old David Baltimore translated many of his family's principles into practice, on top of raising the university's already elite level of scientific research and education. He showed a keen interest in the quality of student life through improved housing and a multimillion dollar student activities fund, and raised the profile and number of women on the faculty and in the student body.

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