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Harvard Names Woman Dean

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Patricia Albjerg Graham, former director of the National Institute of Education, has been named dean of the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University. She is the first woman to head a graduate school at Harvard, according to a university spokesman.

Her appointment, which takes effect July 1, 1982, was announced last week by Derek C. Bok, president of the university.

A former high-school teacher, Ms. Graham received her Ph.D. from Co-lumbia University. She has held a number of university positions, including professorships at Barnard College and Teachers College at Columbia, and a vice presidency at Radcliffe College.

Ms. Graham, Charles Warren Professor of the history of education at Harvard, is currently on leave in Washington, where she is a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

She directed nie from 1977 to 1979.

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