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Keohane decision confirms rumors

President Nan Keohane's announcement Sunday that she plans to step down as Duke's eighth president in June 2004 ended months--in fact, years--of speculation regarding her future.


Trustees to pick Yoh successor

Four months before current Board of Trustees Chair Harold "Spike" Yoh will retire, the Trustees will likely pick his successor at their meeting this weekend.


Board mulls strategic plan funding

Facing increasing economic pressures and slumping income from investments, the Board of Trustees may cut or postpone up to 10 percent of the funding for the University's long-range strategic plan...


A&S predicts flat growth in future

Continued budget woes and a spike in financial aid costs will keep Arts and Sciences at least at flat growth for the foreseeable future, despite a likely 4.9 percent increase in tuition next year.


Into The Labyrinth

The low rumble of thunder seemed to be only a soothing murmur for those beginning a thoughtful and meditative walk inside the Duke Chapel.