Regents approve administrative appointments

July 15, 1999
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ANN ARBOR—Administrative appointments approved by the University of Michigan Regents at their July 15 meeting included:

Virginia B. Gordan was reappointed as assistant dean for international programs at the Law School, effective Sept. 1, 1999-Aug. 30, 2002.

Sharon C. Herbert, professor of classical archaeology and Greek, was reappointed as chair of the Department of Classical Studies, effective Sept. 1, 1999-Aug. 31, 2001. She also is director of the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology.

Steven L. Kunkel, professor of pathology and the Pathology Research Endowed Professor, was reappointed as associate dean for interdisciplinary programs and initiatives at the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, effective Sept. 1, 1999-Aug. 31, 2000.

Ctirad Uher, professor of physics, was reappointed as chair of the Department of Physics, effective Sept. 1, 1999-Aug. 31, 2004.

James C. Bean, professor of industrial and operations engineering and the Ford Motor Company Co-Director of the Joel D. Tauber Manufacturing Institute, will be associate dean for graduate education at the College of Engineering, effective Sept. 1, 1999-Aug. 31, 2004.

R. Ward Bissell, professor of history of art, will serve as chair of the Department of the History of Art, effective Aug. 1, 1999-
James S. Diana, professor of natural resources, will be associate dean of the School of Natural Resources and Environment, effective Nov. 1, 1999-
John C. Lee, professor of nuclear engineering and interim director of the Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project, will serve as chair of the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, effective Sept. 1, 1999-Aug. 31, 2004.

Gerald R. Smith, professor of zoology and professor of geology and mineralogy, will serve as director of the Herbarium, effective
Gary Solon, professor of economics, will serve as chair of the Department of Economics, effective
Michael J. Welsh, professor of anatomy and cell biology, will be acting chair of the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, effective Sept. 1, 1999-Aug. 31, 2000.

Susan J. Ashford, associate dean of the School of Business Administration, will become senior associate dean, effective
Frank J. Cianciola, associate dean of students in the Office of Vice President for Student Affairs, will become associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students, effective Aug. 1.

Marjorie Horton, administrative intern in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) for associate dean for undergraduate education, will become LSA assistant dean for undergraduate education, effective Sept. 1, 1999-Aug. 31, 2004.

Michael D. Kennedy, associate professor of sociology and director of the Center for Russian and Eastern European Studies, will serve as U-M vice provost for international affairs and director of the International Institute, effective July 1.

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