Prof. Nancy Cantor of Princeton University appointed as dean

July 21, 1995

EDITORS: Cantor’s nomination to the U-M position was announced July 7.

ANN ARBOR—Nancy Cantor, professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at Princeton University, has been named vice provost for academic affairs-graduate studies and dean of the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies at the University of Michigan.

Approved by the U-M Regents at their July 20-21 meeting, her U-M appointment is effective also will serve as professor of psychology.

Cantor, who received her Ph.D. degree from Stanford University in 1978, became assistant professor of psychology at Princeton and was promoted to associate professor in 1981.

In 1983, she came to the U-M as associate professor of psychology. She was Area Chairperson of Personality Psychology in 1984-88, was named professor in 1987, served as research scientist in the Research Center for Group Dynamics in the Institute for Social Research in 1987-91, and was associate dean for faculty programs in the Rackham School of Graduate Studies in 1989-91. She left the U-M in 1991 to teach at Princeton.


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