Louise Richardson, principal of the University of St. Andrews, in Scotland. Unlike her male predecessors at this prestigious teaching institution, Richardson did not receive an honorary membership in the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews  which will soon vote on whether to admit women. She could be in line to be admitted depending on the outcome of the vote. Robert Ormerod/The New York Times

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