Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.
Shortly after her inauguration as Swarthmore’s new president, The Daily Gazette interviewed President Valerie Smith. We asked her about her childhood in Brooklyn, the perspective she brings to Swarthmore, and her plans going forward. Watch the video below:
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