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OR Takes Over …

… the University of Delaware, at least. Pat Harker, former editor of Operations Research and plenary speaker at this year’s INFORMS conference, has been selected as President of the University of Delaware. Interesting career trajectory: OR faculty to Dean of Wharton to university President. And he is only 48! Being 46 myself, I console myself thinking “if only I hadn’t given him a two year headstart”. Congrats, Pat!

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