Marye Anne Fox is chancellor of UC San Diego and a celebrated organic chemist who was awarded the National Medal of Science in 2010.
LEADING THE WAY
An innovator in her field, Fox holds three patents and has published five books and hundreds of scientific articles. She was the first woman to serve as chancellor of North Carolina State University and is the first permanent female chancellor of UC San Diego.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
Upon awarding Fox with an honorary Doctor of Science degree in 2012, President Jim Yong Kim said: "Over your entire life's path, your determination and example have paved the way for countless women to pursue careers in science."
Last Updated: 5/9/13