Kenneth Sanborn Pitzer became Rice's third president in 1961, after serving as Dean of the College of Chemistry at the University of California-Berkeley. Pitzer left Rice in 1968 to become President of Stanford University and later returned to teaching and research in chemistry at Berkeley, where he retired.
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