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Q&A: Del Mar’s Marvalene Hughes wins international accolade

Q&A: Del Mar’s Marvalene Hughes wins international accolade

Marvalene Hughes back at her Del Mar home after being recognized as one of the world's foremost female educators at a conference last month in China. Sebastian Montes

When Marvalene Hughes was escorted onstage last month at a conference in China for female university presidents from around the world, little did she know that she and two others were about to be recognized for reaching the pinnacle of their careers.

The 8th World Women University Presidents Forum bestowed Hughes with the honor in recognition of four decades in higher education, during which time her prodigious fundraising skills helped her navigate a political landscape tilted against any woman...

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