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Kennedy, Donald

Born: 1931 AD
Currently alive, at 88 years of age.

1931 – Donald Kennedy, born in New York. He is an American scientist, public administrator and academic.

1956 – Educated at Harvard University with A.B.; Ph.D., Biology.

1977 – Took a 2 and a half year leave to serve as Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

1979 – Served for a year as Provost and for twelve years as President, a time marked by renewed attention to undergraduate education and student commitment to public service, and successful completion of the largest capital campaign in the history of higher education.

1980 – 1992 – Served as president of Stanford.

1993 – He co-directs the Environmental Studies Program in the Institute for International Studies, and oversaw the introduction of the environmental policy quarter at Stanford’s center in Washington, DC.

2000 – He has been editor-in-chief of Science, the prestigious weekly published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).