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WU’s ‘Africa Initiative’ sets goals for upcoming year, discusses progress

Washington University’s Africa Initiative speakers shared their goals going forward and discussed the progress made since its inception a year ago in its first meeting April 23.

Noah Slaughter | Staff Reporter

Wrighton appoints Benjamin Akande as leader of new Africa initiative

Benjamin Akande, former president of Westminster College in Fulton, Mo., was appointed by Chancellor Mark Wrighton as a senior advisor to the chancellor and director of Washington University’s new Africa initiative.

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