In a panel discussion titled “So You Want To Be A Dean?,” several deans spoke about their job-hunting experiences, academic positions held prior to becoming deans and how candidates can boost their chances.
"One of the strengths of Arkansas State University-Beebe Student Support Services is its commitment to professional development that begins as soon as a staff person is hired. As the vice chancellor, I personally conduct additional orientation ..."
Dr. Deborah Garrett
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
MARTHA E. POLLACK has been named president of Cornell University, eff ective April 17. She is provost at the University of Michigan. Pollack earned a bachelor’s from Dartmouth College and a master’s and a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania.
LAURIE L. PATTON has been elected vice president of the American Academy of Religion. She is president of Middlebury College. Patton earned a bachelor’s from Harvard University and a master’s and a doctorate from the University of Chicago.
ROHIT VARMA has been named dean of the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.
He is interim dean and a professor of ophthalmology and preventive medicine. Varma earned a bachelor’s and M.D. from the University of Delhi in India and a master’s from Johns Hopkins University.
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