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Phillips Academy picks Harvard professor as new leader

Phillips Academy, the venerable Andover prep school that goes back to the early days of the nation, has appointed a specialist on Internet law from Harvard as the new head of school, school officials said yesterday.

John G. Palfrey Jr. was named the 15th head of school, the board of trustees said in a statement. Palfrey is a professor and vice dean for library and information resources at Harvard Law, officials said.

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