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Search for Dean of the Graduate School Underway


As announced in April, Duane Larick stepped down as Dean of the Graduate School and was appointed Senior Vice Provost for Academic Strategy and Resource Management, effective May 1, 2013, with Rebecca Rufty now serving as Interim Dean. The provost is very pleased to announce that a national open search for the new Dean of the Graduate School is now underway.

Nomination Committee

  • Chair: Paul Lunn, Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Lynn Baker-Ward, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Mohamed Bourham, Faculty Senate
  • Mike Carter, Graduate School
  • Mary Ann Danowitz, College of Education
  • Annie Erwin, Graduate Services Coordinator, COE
  • Christine Grant, College of Engineering
  • Adrianna Kirkman, College of Natural Resources
  • Kathy Krawczyk, Poole College of Management
  • Scott Laster, College of Sciences
  • Matthew Melillo, University Graduate Student Association
  • Kate Meurs, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Jeannette Moore, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Art Rice, College of Design
  • John Rust, College of Textiles

Executive Search Services in NC State’s Human Resources Division will be assisting the committee and Katie Perry will be the provost's office liaison for this search.

More Information on the Search

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