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Grinnell College Chooses Top NIH Official as Its New President

Grinnell College, one of the richest liberal-arts colleges in the United States by endowment, announced this afternoon that its new president would be Raynard S. Kington, who is deputy director of the National Institutes of Health and a prominent researcher on the role of social factors in health. Dr. Kington will take office on August 1, succeeding Russell K. Osgood, who served 12 years as Grinnell’s president.

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