J. Conn, Ph.D., the Andrea Mitchell Professor of English,
was named Deputy Provost in July. In that position, Conn serves as chief
advisor to the Provost, overseeing undergraduate education. Conn will
also assume responsibility for graduate education in the wake of last
weeks announcement that Janice Madden, Ph.D., would step down
as Vice Provost for Graduate Education. A recipient of John Simon Guggenheim
and National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships, Conn has earned
awards for distinguished teaching and is the author of several books,
most recently Pearl S. Buck: A Cultural Biography.
Harker, Ph.D., recently appointed Deputy Dean of the Wharton
School was appointed in August to serve as Interim Dean of the Wharton
School. Harker, who is also the UPS Transportation Professor for the
Private Sector and Professor of Operations and Information Management
and Systems Engineering, is a recipient of the Wharton Schools
David W. Hauck Award for Outstanding Teaching.
W. Mooney, Jr.
by Gregory Benson
W. Mooney Jr., J.D., has agreed to serve as Interim Dean
of the Law School, where he was serving as Associate Dean. A legal scholar
with experience as a corporate lawyer, Mooney has chaired the schools
Educational Programs and Graduate Studies Committees, and has served
on the Faculty Senate Executive Committee.
ICA names new director
- Claudia Gould
has been named Director
of the Institute of Contemporary Art, effective Sept. 7. Most recently
the executive director of New Yorks Artists Space, Gould eliminated
that organizations debt, built endowment, developed new project
spaces and established grants to artists. As Director of ICA, Gould
will be responsible for determining the museums artistic direction
and supervising operations. Gould has a B.A. in Art History from Boston
College and an M.A. in Museum Studies from New York University.
- Amy A. Bosio
was appointed Interim Treasurer for the University, effective July 1.
She previously served as Associate Treasurer. She was responsible for
Cash Management, Trust Administration, Construction Finance and Real
Estate, and Central Gifts Processing.
- Wendy S. White
will fill the position of Deputy General Counsel for the University,
effective Sept. 20. Most recently a partner in the Washington, D.C.,
firm Shea & Gardner, White worked in the White House Counsels
office from 1996 to 1997, focusing on various congressional investigations;
immigration, labor, and education matters; campaign finance reform legislation;
Hatch Act inquiries; and ethics issues.
The Trustees of the
University appoved the following resolutions at their June 18 meeting:
- Sheldon Hackney,
Professor of History, was designated President Emeritus.
Roy Vagelos, M.D., who stepped down as Chairman of the Board
of Trustees, was elected an Emeritus Trustee.
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