Fadlo Khuri was named as the 16th President of AUB on Thursday. (The Daily Star/AUB, HO)
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Beirut: The American University of Beirut named Fadlo Khuri as its new president Thursday.Dr. Khuri, who will succeed former President Peter Droman, is presently the Chairman of the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Emory University's School of Medicine and holds the Roberto C. Goizueta Distinguished Chair for Cancer Research, according to a statement released by AUB's media office. Khuri who will serve as the university's 16th president, was born in Boston, Massachusetts and brought up in Beirut, where he attended AUB from 1981-82 .
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