G. Wayne Clough Named 12th Secretary of Smithsonian

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Summary

The Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution elects G. Wayne Clough, President of the Georgia Institute of Technology, as the twelfth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. He will assume his duties on July 1, 2008. Dr. Clough received the B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering from Georgia Tech and the Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. He was a member of the faculties of Duke University, Stanford University, and Virginia Tech. He was then appointed Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Washington, and served as President of George Tech from 1994 to 2008.

Subject

  • Clough, G. Wayne
  • Board of Regents

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Email Announcement March 15, 2008

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

March 14, 2008

Topic

  • Engineering
  • Secretariats
  • Appointments
  • Secretaries
  • Major Events in Smithsonian History
  • Engineers

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