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Daley Headed to Harvard
Daley Headed to Harvard

Former Mayor Richard M. Daley is Harvard-bound.

Daley will serve as Harvard University's visiting fall fellow the week of Nov. 28, the school announced Wednesday. Among his fellowship duties, Daley is charged with meeting with student groups, leading discussion sessions on political service and participating in public policy classes with students and faculty.

He'll also be featured at the Institute of Politics' seminar on transition and leadership for newly elected big-city mayors, held Nov. 30-Dec. 2. Chicago's former and longest-serving mayor is expected to brief incoming mayors on leadership and the issues they'll face.

"His extensive management experience running a major U.S. city will be invaluable to students," said Trey Grayson, director of Harvard's Institute of Politics, in a statement, "and to the dozens of new city leaders attending the Institute's Newly Elected Mayors Conference."

Past Harvard fellows have included former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell and U.S. Representative Tim Roemer.
 

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