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Frank Harold Trevor Rhodes (October 29, 1926 – February 3, 2020) was a British-American academic. He was the ninth president of Cornell University from 1977 to 1995.[1] Rhodes was born in Warwickshire, England. Rhodes taught geology at the University of Durham between 1951 and 1954.

He was appointed as a member of the National Science Board under President Ronald Reagan, and as a member of the President's Educational Policy Advisory Committee by President George H.W. Bush. Between 1984 and 2002 Rhodes was on the Board of Directors of General Electric.

Rhodes died on February 3, 2020 in Bonita Springs, Florida at the age of 93.[2]

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