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Harvard endows chair on gay studies

Professorship would be first in US, backers say

By Tracy Jan
Globe Staff / June 4, 2009

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It took decades and, at times, antagonistic battles, but Harvard's gay community says it has finally cemented its academic legitimacy at the nation's oldest university. College officials will announce today that they will establish an endowed chair in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender studies, in what is believed to be the first professorship of its kind in the country. (Full article: 861 words)

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