Elizabeth Garrett

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Elizabeth Garrett
Elizabeth Garrett (2012).jpg
Garrett participating in the groundbreaking of Wallis Annenberg Hall at USC on November 8, 2012.
13th President of Cornell University
In office
July 1, 2015 – March 6, 2016
Preceded byDavid J. Skorton
Provost of the University of Southern California
In office
Personal details
Helen Elizabeth Garrett

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
DiedMarch 6, 2016 (aged 52)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Spouse(s)Andrei Marmor
Alma materUniversity of Oklahoma (B.A.)
University of Virginia (J.D.)

Helen Elizabeth Garrett, commonly known as Elizabeth Garrett,[1] (1963 – March 6, 2016),[2] was an American professor of law and an academic administrator. In 2010, she became Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Southern California. On July 1, 2015, she became the 13th president of Cornell University.

Garrett died on March 6, 2016 from colon cancer at her New York City home. She was aged 52.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Obama fleshes out Treasury Department". CNN. March 28, 2009.
  2. Los Angeles Times (30 September 2014). "USC Provost Garrett to become first female president of Cornell". latimes.com.
  3. "Cornell's President Elizabeth Garrett Dies at Age 52, Less Than One Year After Assuming Office". Cornell Sun.com. March 6, 2016. Retrieved March 7, 2016.