- ^ Though her selection was announced before President Tilghman’s, Ruth Simmons of Brown University was not sworn in until July 3, 2001, whereas Tilghman took office on June 15, 2001, making Tilghman the second female Ivy League president. The first was Judith Rodin of the University of Pennsylvania
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