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President Eric W. Kaler

University President Eric W. Kaler remembers celebrated paleontologist Richard Leakey

Famed fossil discoverer Richard Leakey confirmed Africa was humanity’s birthplace

Newsday (subscription required): President Eric W. Kaler weighed in on a retrospective on the life of famed paleontologist Richard Leakey, who died Jan. 2. Leakey was a visiting anthropology professor at Stony Brook University when Kaler was provost.