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WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — In a story Jan. 30 about Brandeis University's president stepping down, The Associated Press erroneously described the school's presidential history. Frederick Lawrence is the school's eighth president, not its eighth president since January 2011.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Brandeis University president to step down, take job at Yale

Brandeis University president step down at end of school year, take job at Yale Law School

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Brandeis University President Frederick Lawrence will step down at the end of the current school year and take a job at Yale.

Lawrence made the announcement Friday. He said in a letter to the university community in Waltham, Massachusetts, that he looked forward to returning to full-time teaching and scholarship as a senior research scholar at Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut.

Lawrence has served since January 2011 as Brandeis' eighth president.

Provost Lisa Lynch will become interim president in July as the university searches for a successor to Lawrence.

Brandeis bills itself as a private research and liberal arts school as well as the only nonsectarian, Jewish-sponsored college or university in the country. The university 9 miles west of Boston has about 3,600 undergraduate students.

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