Thomas R. Tritton

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Thomas R. Tritton, 2011, Chemical Heritage Foundation

Thomas R. Tritton was the twelfth president of Haverford College, serving from 1997 to 2007. After his presidency, he served as president in residence at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. From 2008 to 2013, he served as president and CEO of the Chemical Heritage Foundation. [1] [2]

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  1. Reisch, Marc S. (2007-06-25). "Haverford College President Thomas Tritton Will Take CHF Helm in January". Chemical & Engineering News. 85 (26): 11. Archived from the original on July 12, 2016.
  2. Gussman, Neil (2012-10-09). "Tritton to retire in June 2013". Chemical Heritage Foundation. Archived from the original on July 12, 2016. Retrieved 26 June 2013.
  3. Vice Provost at the University of Vermont Named Haverford College's 12th President, Haverford Newsletter (Fall 1996)