Oct. 19, 2006 • Volume 15 Number 4

A&S Dean Search Under Way

The quest for a successor to College of Arts and Sciences Dean Joseph Quinn formally began this week, as a search committee of administrators, faculty and students held their first meeting on Tuesday.

Quinn, who has been A&S dean since 1999, announced this past spring that he will step down after the 2006-07 academic year and return to the Economics Department faculty.

The search committee is chaired by Vice President and Special Assistant to the President William B. Neenan, SJ, and consists of: Vice President for Mission and Ministry Joseph Appleyard, SJ; Graduate Student Association President Eliza Bliss-Moreau; Undergraduate Government of Boston College President Santiago Bunce '07; University Trustee Charles Clough '64; Prof. Robert Goizueta (Theology); Murray Monti Professor of Economics Peter Ireland; Prof. Marilynn Johnson, History Department chair; Prof. Suzanne Matson (English).

Also, Special Assistant to the President Robert Newton; Lynch School of Education Dean Joseph O'Keefe, SJ; Prof. Lawrence Scott (Chemistry); Prof. Susan Shell, Political Science Department chair; and Prof. Ellen Winner (Psychology).

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