Helen Elizabeth Garrett, commonly known as Elizabeth Garrett, (1963 – March 6, 2016), 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.
Garrett participating in the groundbreaking of Wallis Annenberg Hall at USC on November 8, 2012.
|13th President of Cornell University|
July 1, 2015 – March 6, 2016
|Preceded by||David J. Skorton|
|Provost of the University of Southern California|
Helen Elizabeth Garrett
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Died||March 6, 2016 (aged 52)|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Oklahoma (B.A.)|
University of Virginia (J.D.)
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- Los Angeles Times (30 September 2014). "USC Provost Garrett to become first female president of Cornell". latimes.com.
- "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.