The Question on Some People’s Tongues

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How to pronounce President-elect Sian Leah Beilock’s name.

Sian Beilock
(Photo by Rob Strong ’04)

Along with the enthusiasm over the election of Sian Leah Beilock to be Dartmouth’s 19th president, some community members are wondering about how to pronounce her name.

President-elect Beilock also faced this back in 2017, when she was appointed president of Barnard College, and she cut a video on Friday to help people out.

The answer is pretty easy:

It’s “see-on by-lock.”

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