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MSU’s 17th President John DiBiaggio Dies

MSU’s 17th President John DiBiaggio Dies

Posted: Friday, February 7, 2020
Author: MSU Today
Category: MSU Today

John DiBiaggio, Michigan State University’s 17th president, who served from 1985 to 1992, died Feb. 1 at the age of 87.

DiBiaggio grew up in Detroit and was the first in his family to attend college. Little did he know, he would later become a three-time university president, serving at the University of Connecticut, Michigan State University and Tufts University in Massachusetts. [Read the full story at MSU Today]

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