Failure to Court Faculty Dooms Harvard President

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Harvard University President Lawrence Summers addresses reporters and student supporters about his resignation, Feb. 21, 2006. Reuters hide caption

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Harvard University President Lawrence Summers

Harvard University President Lawrence Summers addresses reporters and student supporters about his resignation, Feb. 21, 2006.

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The announcement Tuesday that Harvard University President Lawrence Summers is resigning points to the difficulties of running a high-profile university, and the need to balance many constituencies: alumni, governing board, faculty and students.

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