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Search committee for LS&A dean named

A search advisory committee for the next dean of LS&A has been named by President Mary Sue Coleman and Provost-Designate Paul N. Courant.

James House, professor of sociology in LS&A and a senior research scientist for the Institute for Social Research and for the Department of Epidemiology, will chair the 12-member committee.

Other members include:

• Huda Akil, Gardner C. Quarton Distinguished University Professor of Neurosciences; professor of psychiatry; and co-director and senior research scientist, Mental Health Research Institute, Medical School

• Meigan Aronson, associate professor of physics, LS&A

• Jacqueline Courteau, Ph.D. candidate in biology, LS&A

•Susan Gelman, Frederick G.L. Huetwell Professor of Psychology, LS&A

• Linda Gregerson, professor of English, LS&A

• Sharon Herbert, professor of classical archaeology and Greek; chair, Department of Classical Studies; research scientist, curator and director, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, LS&A

• Monique Luse, undergraduate student, political science and Afroamerican and African Studies, LS&A

• Panos Papalambros, Donald C. Graham Professor of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering

• James Penner-Hahn, professor of chemistry, LS&A

• Robin Sarris, administrative manager, Human Resources and Affirmative Action

• Alford Young, Jr., assistant professor of sociology and assistant professor of Afroamerican and African Studies, LS&A.

At its first meeting, the committee will be requested to conduct a national search and present an unranked slate of final candidates in the spring of 2003.

“We look forward to the selection of a dean who will provide leadership and support to the excellent faculty and students who constitute the College,” Coleman and Courant said in a joint statement. “This is an important search and we welcome the active assistance of the campus in the search process.”

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