|8th President of Stanford University|
August 1, 1980 – September 1, 1992
|Preceded by||Richard W. Lyman|
|Succeeded by||Gerhard Casper|
|Provost of Stanford University|
|Preceded by||Gerald J. Lieberman|
|Succeeded by||Albert M. Hastorf|
|Born||August 18, 1931|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Died||April 21, 2020 (aged 88)|
Redwood City, California, U.S.
|Children||Page Kennedy, Julia Kennedy-Tussing|
Step-children: Cameron Kennedy, Jamie Hamill
|Alma mater||Harvard University|
|Profession||Professor, Journalist, Scientist|
Donald Kennedy (August 18, 1931 – April 21, 2020) was an American scientist, public administrator and academic. He served as Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (1977–79), President of Stanford University (1980–92), and editor-in-chief of Science (journal) (2000–08).
Kennedy resigned as president of Stanford University in 1992 in the wake of a scandal involving expenses charged to the federal government.
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- "Kennedy chronology". news.stanford.edu. July 29, 1991. Retrieved September 10, 2011.
- MERL, JEAN (30 July 1991). "Stanford President, Beset by Controversies, Will Quit : Education: Donald Kennedy to step down next year. Research scandal, harassment charge plagued university" – via LA Times.
- Sullivan, Kathleen J. (April 21, 2020). "Donald Kennedy, Stanford's eighth president, dead at 88". Stanford University. Retrieved April 21, 2020.
- "Former Stanford President Donald Kennedy dies at 88 of COVID-19". Palo Alto Weekly. April 21, 2020. Retrieved April 21, 2020.