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