The Question on Some People’s Tongues

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

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Sian Beilock
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7/22/2022
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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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