Leader of New York U. and Its 'Global Network' Warms Up to E-Mail—and Then Some

Silvia Razgova for The Chronicle

John Sexton, NYU's president, teaches a class on government and religion on the university's Abu Dhabi campus every other week.
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As education techies were turning on to Facebook and Twitter back in 2007, John Sexton decided to experiment as well—with e-mail.

If you had e-mailed Mr. Sexton, the president of New York University, before 2007, either his late wife, Lisa...

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