The University Record, October 21, 1996

Candidates' curricula vitae  

Lee C. Bollinger

Provost and Professor of Government, Dartmouth College
J.D., Columbia Law School, 1971; B.S., University of Oregon, 1968

Lee C. Bollinger is a former dean of the University of Michigan Law School, where he taught for more than 20 years. He joined the U-M in 1973 as an assistant professor of law and became an associate professor in 1976 and full professor in 1979. He served as dean of the Law School from 1987 until he joined Dartmouth College as provost in 1994.

A national authority on First Amendment and free speech issues, Bollinger has written three books, "Images of a Free Press," "The Tolerant Society: Freedom of Speech and Extremist Speech in America" and "Contract Law In Modern Society." A fourth book, "Culture, Democracy, and The Constitution," is currently in press.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and serves on the University Press of New England Board of Governors and the Boston University School of Law Board of Visitors. He recently served on the National Research Council's Commission to Study National Cryptography Policy, which was commissioned by the U.S. Congress.

While at the U-M, Bollinger was affiliated with the Institute for Social Research and the Center for Continuing Education of Women, and also was a member of the National Association for Public Interest Law.  



Stanley A. Chodorow

Provost and Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1968; A.B, Cornell University, 1964

Stanley A. Chodorow, provost at the University of Pennsylvania since 1994, taught for 26 years at the University of California, San Diego, where he also served as dean for more than a decade.

He joined UC-San Diego in 1968 as an assistant professor of history and became an associate professor in 1972 and full professor in 1978. In 1983, he was named dean of arts and sciences and two years later, became dean of arts and humanities and associate vice chancellor for academic planning.

A distinguished scholar of medieval studies, Chodorow has published dozens of articles and papers on the Middle Ages. He also has written and edited several books, including "The Mainstream of Civilization," "A History of the World" and "Europe in the Middle Ages."

Chodorow is a member of the American Historical Association and Medieval Academy of America, serves on the advisory council of Iuris Canonici Mediaevi Aevi Consociato and chairs the board of directors of the Commission on Preservation and Access.  



Carol Tecla Christ

Vice Chancellor and Provost and Professor of English, University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D., Yale University, 1970; M.Ph., Yale University, 1969; B.A., Douglass College, 1966

Carol Tecla Christ, the vice chancellor and provost at the University of California, Berkeley, for the past two years, has taught there since 1970 when she was hired as an assistant professor of English.

After progressing to associate and then full professor, and serving as department chair for three years beginning in 1985, Christ became dean of humanities in 1988. She was named provost and dean of the College of Letters and Science in 1990, a position she held until her current appointment.

Christ, who also has directed NEH summer seminars for secondary and college teachers and has taught at the Bread Loaf School of English, is a noted scholar of Victorian literature.

Among her publications are the books "Victorian and Modern Poetics" and "The Finer Optic: The Aesthetic of Particularity in Victorian Poetry." Her edited works include "Victorian Literature and the Victorian Visual Imagination" and "The Norton Anthology of English Literature."  



Larry R. Faulkner

Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1969; B.S., Southern Methodist University, 1966


Larry R. Faulkner, a professor of chemistry, has served in his present position as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Illinois since 1994.

He began his career in 1969 as an assistant professor of chemistry at Harvard University, where he taught for four years. In 1973, he joined the University of Illinois in the same capacity, advancing to associate professor in 1975 and full professor in 1979. He taught at the University of Texas for one year before returning to Illinois in 1984. After serving as head of the chemistry department for five years, Faulkner was named dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in 1989 until assuming his present position.

Faulkner, a leading expert on electrochemistry, electroanalytical chemistry and fluorescence spectroscopy and analysis, has published more than 120 research papers and the textbook "Electrochemical Methods: Fundamentals and Applications."

A member of the American Chemical Society, Faulkner is a past Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and currently serves on the National Research Council's Committee on Electrochemical Aspects of Energy Conservation and Production.