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SSW Dean Search Committee

President Rodin and Provost Barchi have announced the formation of the committee to advise on selecting a Dean of the School of Social Work. The search committee invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the School of Social Work. Leading candidates for the Deanship will have distinguished records of accomplishment in research and education, administrative experience, and an appreciation of the values and objectives of a school dedicated to excellence in teaching and research. Nominees and applicants must demonstrate scholarly distinction appropriate for a tenured appointment in the School.

Applications and nominations, including a curriculum vita, may be forwarded to Chair, School of Social Work Dean Search Committee, Office of the President, 106 College Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6380 or by e-mail to . Nominations and applications will be reviewed immediately and accepted until the position is filled.

Members of the Search Committee include:

  • Michael Fitts, Dean, School of Law (chair)
  • Elizabeth E. Bailey, Professor, Wharton
  • Mary M. Cavanaugh, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Social Work
  • Jeffrey Draine, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
  • Wendy Mann Hornick, Alumna/Overseer School of Social Work
  • Janice Fanning Madden, Professor, School of Arts and Sciences
  • Charlene Chen McGrew, Graduate Student, School of Social Work
  • Lawrence W. Sherman, Fels Director and
  • Professor, School of Arts and Sciences
  • Phyllis Solomon, Professor, School of Social Work
  • Carol Wilson Spigner, Associate Professor, School of Social Work
  • Mark J. Stern, Professor, School of Social Work
  • Jane Gallen, Executive Assistant, Office of the Provost (staff)

Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 35, May 28, 2002


May 28, 2002
Volume 48 Number 35

The Law School awards teaching awards, including some new ones.
Two SAS faculty members will be appointed Annenberg Professors.
As the weather warms up outside, the cooling season energy conservation measures are planned for inside campus buildings.
A search committee is formed for the School of Social Work Dean position.
The Alumni Reunion Gifts will provide funds for scholarships and campus enhancements.
It is almost time for the annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Picnic.
This call is for you….is your entry in the Telephone Directory correct? How to update records if they are incorrect and out-of-date.
City Year, an AmeriCorps program, will have its annual convention at Penn in early June, with a day of service that the Penn community is invited to participate in along with the 1,000 young people from across the U.S.
New Border Security Legislation, Changes in Student Visa Processing and Bioterrorism Legislation are some of the topics in the The Government Affairs Update.
Penn Perspective is a perfect place to ponder this complex place.
Detecting pain in infants and children; understanding a matriarchy; treating severe depression and preparing troops to train with simulated situations.