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David Knapp; UMass president grew school to 5 campuses

Dr. Knapp knew academia helped the state’s economic vitality. Dr. Knapp knew academia helped the state’s economic vitality.
By Bryan Marquard
Globe Staff / April 15, 2010

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Having worked in Washington, D.C., and tussled with the New York Legislature as provost of Cornell University, David C. Knapp knew politics would be part of his job when he became president of the University of Massachusetts in 1978. (Full article: 1079 words)

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