Former Stanford President Richard Lyman dies
PALO ALTO, Calif. (KGO) -- A former Stanford University president has died. Richard Lyman died Sunday of congestive heart failure in Palo Alto.
Lyman held the president post from 1970-1980. He was perhaps best known for having clamped down on student protests during the Vietnam War, urging riot police to come on campus after students vandalized buildings.
He was 88 years old.
palo alto, stanford university, education
- Damage reported after 5.7 quake in Greenville
- I-5 bridge collapse raises Bay Area safety questions
- Bay Area man arrested for killing relatives abroad
- Boy Scouts approve plan to accept openly gay boys
- Millions to hit the roads this Memorial Day weekend
- Rare Apple computer could fetch $640k at auction
- New info released about robbery in Santa Rosa
- Teen remembered 19 years after unsolved murder 31 min ago
- Clayton resident ID'd as bicyclist killed in SF
- Top 10 items found during 2012 coastal cleanup 7 min ago
- Get Free Stuff: Coffee from Gevalia
- abcnews: McDonald's CEO scolded by 9-year-old 50 min ago
- roundup: Unsolved murder vigil; Oakland shooting 44 min ago
- weather: Bay Area weather forecast for Friday