Hester, James McNaughton

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Hester, James McNaughton

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1924 - 2015


James Hester was the President of New York University from 1962-1975, as well as the President of the New York Botanical Garden from 1980-1989. He is recognized as an influential leader of NYU who helped to bring the university to its now internationally renowned status. He was also an advocate for urban private education and served on the President's Task Force on Higher Education and on the Board of the American Council on Education.


Princeton, New Jersey; New York, New York

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Owner of garden that was photographed

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