claire e. sterk

Emory University and 16 other universities filed a Feb. 13 amicus curiae brief opposing President Donald J. Trump’s executive order on immigration in a New York federal district court case. The 34-page brief said the travel ban prevented some students ...

The Emory Sanctuary Coalition called University President Claire E. Sterk’s refusal to declare Emory a “sanctuary campus” as a “lack of courageous leadership” Feb. 7 in the latest of a series of back-and-forth statements between the Coalition and University administration. ...

Former U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Natasha Trethewey will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree at this year’s commencement ceremony May 8. The renowned poet has taught at Emory for 15 years ...

University President Claire E. Sterk, with 47 other college presidents, signed a letter Feb. 2 denouncing President Donald J. Trump’s recent executive order on immigration. Sterk’s endorsement of the letter, which deemed the order a threat “to both American higher ...

More than 200 University faculty members called University President Claire E. Sterk to designate Emory a “sanctuary campus” and institute a policy to protect the rights of undocumented students in the third set of requests in less than three months ...

Adding to the list of recent administrative position changes at Emory, University President Claire E. Sterk announced that the highest-ranking Emory communications officer, Jerry Lewis, had been replaced by Vincent Dollard, another member of the communications department. According to an ...

Claire E. Sterk will serve as Emory University’s 20th president, the University Board of Trustees announced today at 11:30 a.m. in an all-Emory email. She previously served as the provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Emory, and ...