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Fulfilling a Father’s Promise Fueled Alumnus Nasser Paydar’s Path as Higher Education Leader

Friday, August 12, 2022, By John Boccacino
How much would you sacrifice to achieve your dreams? When Nasser Paydar ’79, G’81, G’85 was about to graduate from high school in Iran, his father, Hossein, made the ultimate sacrifice to set his beloved son up for success. Hossein...

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