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President Elaine Tuttle Hansen appointed executive director of the Center for Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins

The Johns Hopkins University announced on April 21 that Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen will become executive director of the Baltimore university’s Center for Talented Youth in August.

On April 13, Bates Board Chairman Michael W. Bonney ’80 had informed the Bates community that Hansen planned to leave the Bates presidency in July, after nine years in that role, to accept a leadership position at another educational institution that would be announced shortly.

The Center for Talented Youth is an arm of Johns Hopkins that finds exceptionally able primary and secondary school students and supports them with challenging advanced courses and other programs, both in person and online. In 2010, CTY enrolled more than 26,000 students in summer residential classes and year-round online courses, bringing to more than 444,000 the number of talented second through 12th graders it has served since 1979…

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