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ODU president elected Va. Space Grant chairman

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 7:34am  ET

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Old Dominion University President John Broderick has been elected chairman of the Virginia Space Grant Consortium's board of directors.

He succeeds Virginia Tech President Charles Steger and is the consortium's fifth board chairman.

The consortium is a coalition of Virginia universities, NASA facilities in Virginia and state agencies. The consortium acts as an umbrella organization that coordinates and develops aerospace-related and high technology educational and research efforts throughout the state.

The consortium is located at the ODU Peninsula Higher Education Center.

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