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2008-04-14 18:00:35

Villanova University announced that its Board of Trustees has elected Herbert F. Aspbury as chairman. Aspbury succeeds John G. Drosdick, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Sunoco Inc., who served as chairman of Villanova's Board of Trustees since 2001. Aspbury (Villanova '67) is a resident of New Canaan, Conn., and spent his career in banking. In addition to leading the North American Division at Manufacturers Hanover, he was also the London-based head of Europe for...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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