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Douglas Baker speaks after being introduced as the new president of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Ill., Tuesday, April 2. The school's board of trustees named Baker as NIU's 12th president replacing John Peters, who announced in October that he planned to retire in June after 13 years leading the DeKalb school. Baker is the provost and executive vice president at the University of Idaho. AP Photo

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