Regents approve administrative appointments

September 18, 1997

ANN ARBOR—Administrative appointments approved by the University of Michigan Regents at their Sept. 18 meeting included:

Dennis J. Shields was reappointed as assistant dean and director of admission of the Law School, effective July 1.

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

Richard W. Redman, associate professor of nursing, was reappointed as interim associate dean for community partnerships in the School of Nursing, effective Oct. 1.

Theodore S. Lawrence, associate professor of radiation oncology, will serve as interim chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology, effective Sept. 1.

John R. Chamberlin, professor of political science and professor of public policy, will serve as interim dean of the School of Public Policy, effective Sept. 1.

Paul N. Courant, the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and professor of economics and of public policy, will serve as U-M’s associate provost-academic and budgetary affairs, beginning in the fall term.

Kathy A. Okun, director of the Office of Trusts and Bequests, will serve as assistant dean for development and alumni relations of the Law School, effective Oct. 1.

Marilyn Knepp, director of academic planning and analysis, was appointed as U-M’s assistant provost for university budget and planning, effective Sept. 1.

Thomas A. Goss, former managing partner of The Goss Group, Inc., was appointed as the U-M’s Donald R. Shepherd Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, effective Sept. 8.

Gilbert S. Omenn, former dean of the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine and professor of medicine and environmental health, was appointed as U-M’s executive vice president for medical affairs, effective Sept. 4.


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