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Larry N. Vanderhoef

American academic and university chancellor
Vanderhoef in 2009

Larry Neil Vanderhoef (March 20, 1941 – October 15, 2015) was an American biochemist and academic. He was the 5th chancellor of University of California, Davis serving from 1994 through 2009. He was born in Perham, Minnesota.

Vanderhoef died on October 15, 2015 from complications of a stroke in Davis, California, aged 74.[1]


  1. "Chancellor Emeritus Vanderhoef dies at 74". The Davis Enterprise. October 16, 2015. Retrieved 16 October 2015.