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Dr. Susan Poser Becomes Hofstra University's 1st Female President

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) -- Friday was a historic day at Hofstra University.

Dr. Susan Poser became the school's first female president in the institution's 86-year history.

Poser began her tenure at Friday's inaugural ceremony.

She was previously provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Illinois in Chicago.

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