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Bill Chace to retire from presidency: President Bill Chace, shown with His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Emory’s 153rd Commencement in 1998, announced at the Nov. 14 Board of Trustees meeting that he will retire from the University presidency at the end of the academic year. Inaugurated as Emory’s 18th president in 1994, Chace said he will take a year’s sabbatical before returning to the English department faculty to teach. Click here or above for the full story. Photo by Ann Borden.


Former U.S. President and recent Nobel Peace Prize winner Jimmy Carter stepped into his role as University Distinguished Professor Nov. 13 when he spoke to a class in the Rollins School of Public Health. Some 60 students taking the course "Anthropological Perspectives and International Health" heard firsthand how the Carter Center has formed a network of public health professionals, wealthy American corporations and leaders around the world to nearly eradicate the devastating Guinea worm disease and aggressively fight to control trachoma and river blindness in Africa and Asia. Photo by Jon Rou.




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