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Elizabeth Garrett

USC Provost and American legal scholar

Helen Elizabeth Garrett, commonly known as Elizabeth Garrett,[1] (1963 – March 6, 2016),[2] was a 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.

Elizabeth Garrett
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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
2010–2015
Personal details
Born
Helen Elizabeth Garrett

1963
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.)

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

ReferencesEdit

  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.