Six new appointments to college houses have been announced by David B.
Brownlee, director of College Houses and Academic Services.
|Peter J. Conn
Interim Faculty Master
- Peter J. Conn,
Ph.D., will serve as interim Faculty Master of Community
House. Conn, newly appointed Deputy Provost and a Professor of English,
and his wife, Terry Conn, M.A., Assistant Vice Provost for University
Life, will return to Community House, where Peter Conn had served as
Associate Master from 1987 to 1994.
- Christine Brisson,
Ph.D., will serve as House Dean of Spruce College House.
A linguist, Brisson spent six years developing programs for the residence
system at Rutgers Universitys undergraduate college for women,
Donovan (C92), Ph.D., will serve as House Dean of Gregory
College House. Donovan spent five years with Penns Department
of Housing and Conference Services and prior to that, served as Head
Prefect for a College of General Studies program for students gifted
in the arts, called the Penn Summer Academy in Communications.
- Peter Struck,
Ph.D., will serve as Faculty Fellow in Hamilton College House.
The Assistant Professor of Classical Studies will serve while Michael
Gamer, Ph.D. , is on leave.
- Penny Fielding,
Ph.D., will serve as Faculty Fellow in Kings Court/English
College House. Fielding, a visiting Professor of English from the University
of Edinburgh, is trading places for the year with Toni Bowers, Ph.D.,
who is in Edinburgh. But Fielding has gone beyond the usual departmental
and apartmental trade-off, moving into Bowers role as Faculty
- Peter Stabel,
Ph.D., will serve as Faculty Fellow in Gregory College House.
A postdoc in medieval history at the University of Ghent in Belgium,
he will be here this year as Breughel Professor of Dutch Culture.
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Originally published on September 16, 1999