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John Palfrey
Works at Phillips Academy
Attended Phillips Exeter Academy
Lives in Massachusetts
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Featuring Andover alumnus & Google exec Torrance Boone and celebrating A Better Chance.
For over 50 years, A Better Chance has provided educational opportunities to students that would not be able to have access to them otherwise.
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WaPo review of #BiblioTech: raising hard questions about the future of libraries, and a critique of the book I just wrote.
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Important piece about the importance of libraries to the people of New York, from every walk of life.
The libraries seek $1.4 billion from the city for renovations because a number of branches with badly aging buildings have been unable to meet the growing needs of their patrons.
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Join us for the official launch of the Andover Institute on October 17, 2014!  It will be fun.
Andover Institute Launch: A Hub for Innovative Approaches to Teaching and LearningPlease join us to celebrate the official launch of the Andover Institute on Friday, October 17, 2014. The program w...
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Current map of DPLA Hubs locations -- starting to fill in the country!
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Imagining a bright future for libraries ...
Ted Reinstein reports on how libraries are adapting to the digital age; re-engineering the campus library at Olin College
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If you are in NYC tomorrow, 6/2/15, please swing by the NYPL's Mid-Manhattan Library at 6:30 pm for a discussion of the importance of libraries and archives in a digital age. 
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Super-excited for a review of BiblioTech, forthcoming book (May 5 pub date), appearing in Nature tomorrow.
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Chris Hughes explaining what he sees ahead for The New Republic.
At the heart of the conflict is a divergent view on how journalism will survive.
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Are we going to "disrupt" education, or not?
Head of online education company discusses the future of higher education.
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Nobody knows but many are trying to answer the question  -  https://www.zotero.org/groups/info_hub_-_online_learning
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Go Knight Foundation!  Go Libraries!  Apply now!
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Law Professor
Employment
  • Phillips Academy
    Head of School, 2012 - present
  • Harvard Law School
    Law Professor, Vice Dean, Executive Director, 2002 - 2012
  • Highland Capital Partners
    Venture Executive, 2007 - 2012
  • Ropes & Gray
    Attorney, 2001 - 2002
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency
    Special Assistant, 1994 - 2000
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Massachusetts
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  • Phillips Exeter Academy
  • Harvard College
  • University of Cambridge
  • Harvard Law School
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