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L. Jay Oliva, university president before Sexton, passes away

L. Jay Oliva, university president before Sexton, passes away

April 17, 2014


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L. Jay Oliva, who served as NYU's president from 1991 to 2002, has passed away, according to a university-wide email from Martin Lipton, the chair of the Board of Trustees. He was 80 years old. Before becoming president, Oliva worked as a faculty member, dean vice president and chancellor of NYU f...