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Stanford Report, October 25, 2000

The inauguration of John L. Hennessy as Stanford's 10th president
President John Hennessy invited the community to engage in a dialogue on Stanford's future, saying in his inaugural address Friday that the university is well positioned to maintain and prosper as, in Leland and Jane Stanford's words, "a University of high degree."

Provost John Etchemendy, former presidents Richard Lyman, Donald Kennedy, and Gerhard Casper, and Chair of the Board of Trustees Isaac Stein look on as President John Hennessy prepares to give his inauguration speech.
photo: L.A. Cicero