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Ramaswamy to oversee Northwest colleges, universities
Ramaswamy to oversee Northwest colleges, universities
National Institute of Food and Agriculture director Sonny Ramaswamy’s six-year term ends May 5. He will next be president and CEO of the Northwest Commission of Colleges and Universities, residing in Seattle.

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