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A Conversation with Caltech's New Provost
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About the Event

You are Invited to Meet Caltech's New Provost

Distinguished Alumnus Tim Litle (BS ’62) and Joan Litle
cordially invite you to a private reception and conversation with

Provost David A. Tirrell
Carl and Shirley Larson Provostial Chair
Ross McCollum-William H. Corcoran Professor of
Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Enjoy a unique opportunity to meet Caltech’s tenth provost and
connect with members of the greater-Boston Caltech community.

Sunday, September 30, 2018
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2:00 PM - Reception
3:15 PM - Conversation with Provost Tirrell

At their home in Concord, Massachusetts.
Space is limited. Address provided upon registration.
Business casual attire.


As Caltech’s provost, David Tirrell serves as the chief academic officer of the Institute. He establishes policies and procedures concerning academic programs, including teaching and research, oversees faculty and academic appointments and promotions, and is responsible for the budget. Provost Tirrell joined Caltech in 1998. 

Professor Tirrell’s research interests lie in macromolecular chemistry and in the use of non-canonical amino acids to engineer and probe protein behavior. An accomplished scholar, he is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and is one of a small number of individuals to be elected to all three branches of the National Academies (Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine).


Questions? Contact: Lisa Knox: lisa.knox@caltech.edu

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