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Kathleen McCartney, dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) and an internationally recognized authority on child development and early education, has been selected as the 11th president of Smith College.

McCartney’s appointment is effective July 1, 2013, with her inauguration scheduled for Saturday, October 19. She came to campus to greet the Smith community on Friday, January 25; the event was webcast live.