Summary: president of John Hopkins University and its hospital from 1972 to 1990 during a period of tremendous growth, in which the university broke off nursing and engineering studies into stand-alone schools, brought the Space Telescope Science Institute to Baltimore, and established the John Hopkins-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies during his tenure.
Cause of Death: Respiratory failure
Born: November 22, 1927
Died: January 19, 2013
Location: Washington, D.C.