Regents approve administrative appointments

October 15, 1998

ANN ARBOR—Administrative appointments approved by the University of Michigan Regents at their Oct. 15-16 meeting included:

Lennard A. Fisk, professor of atmospheric, oceanic and space sciences, was reappointed as chair of the Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences, for a three-year term effective Sept. 1.

Jacquelynne S. Eccles, the Wilbert J. McKeachie Collegiate Professor of Psychology and professor of psychology and women’s studies, will serve as interim chair of the Department of Psychology for a one-year term, beginning Sept. 1.

Robert Jon Feigal, professor of dentistry, will serve as interim associate dean for academic affairs of the School of Dentistry, for a one-year term beginning Oct. 1.

Gary M. Olson, professor of psychology and professor of information, will serve as interim dean of the School of Information, effective Sept. 23.

Thelma K. Thomas, associate professor of history of art, will serve as associate dean for humanities and the humanistic social sciences of the Rackham School of Graduate Studies for a three-year term, effective Jan. 1, 1999.

A. Galip Ulsoy, the William Clay Ford Professor of Manufacturing and professor of mechanical engineering, will serve as chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, for a five-year term beginning Sept. 1.

Nola J. Pender, professor of nursing and associate dean for academic affairs and research in the School of Nursing, will serve as associate dean for research, effective Oct. 1.