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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun September 28, 2014

Marjorie Swann

Hendrix first lady loves literature, teaching

Marjorie Swann’s resumé, which includes her doctorate in 17th-century British literature, is intimidating, but her personality isn’t. For example, in her office in the English department at Hendrix College, she has on her desk a ceramic dish, indentations spaced evenly around the outside, with a small bust of Shakespeare in the center. The dish holds bite-size Butterfinger and Baby Ruth candy bars. “Do you know what that is?” the 52-yea... READ MORE

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