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A portrait of President Claire E. Sterk outside her office

Meet Emory's president

A portrait of President Claire E. Sterk outside her office

Claire E. Sterk is the 20th president of Emory and the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Public Health.

She took office on September 1, 2016, having previously served as the university's sixth provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. A public health scholar who has deepened our understanding of addiction, mental health, and HIV/AIDS, she served on the Emory faculty for 21 years.

Biography

Recent Presidential Communications

December 15, 2017

Recent Legislative Developments

In uncertain times, our core values compel us to stand up for a few basic truths.

December 4, 2017

Annexation into Atlanta

I am delighted to inform you that Atlanta’s City Council has voted in favor of Emory University’s annexation petition.

September 6, 2017

Update on DACA Decision

The announcement from the Trump administration about the discontinuation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

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