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Provost John Etchemendy leaves remarkable legacy

Etchemendy
L.A. Cicero
Jan 24 2017
Announcement, Stanford, VPGE

When John Etchemendy exits his office in Building 10 for the last time on Jan. 31, he will leave as Stanford’s longest-serving provost and with a legacy that encompasses progress in every corner of the university.

For the remainder of the academic year, Etchemendy will serve as special assistant to President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and incoming Provost Persis Drell to help in the continuing administrative transition. He will then take a year-long sabbatical before returning to teach philosophy, higher education and leadership.

Etchemendy's long-lasting impact includes supporting graduate student programs such as DARE: Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence.

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