Faust Launches Search for Radcliffe Institute Dean

Nominations are solicited, and an advisory committee is named.

President Drew Faust on September 22 disseminated a community message soliciting comment about the future of the Radcliffe Institute, and nominations of candidates to be dean, to succeed computer scientist Barbara Grosz, who stepped down at the end of the academic year last June. Historian Lizabeth Cohen is serving as interim dean.

Comments and suggestions may be e-mailed to [email protected], or submitted by letter to Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138.

Faust also unveiled the advisory committee for the search: Joanna Aizenberg (School of Engineering and Applied Sciences), Allan Brandt (FAS–History of Science, Medical School), Lucien Castaing-Taylor (FAS–Visual and Environmental Studies), Nancy Cott (FAS–History), Marla Frederick (FAS–African and African American Studies, Study of Religion), Robin Kelsey (FAS–History of Art and Architecture), Adriaan Lanni (Law School), Jennifer Leaning (School of Public Health), Dutch Leonard (Business School, Kennedy School), Claire Messud (author, former Radcliffe fellow), Robert Sampson (FAS–Sociology), Dimitar Sasselov (FAS–Astronomy), Maria Tatar (FAS–Germanic Languages and Literatures, Folklore and Mythology), and John Wakeley (FAS–Organismic and Evolutionary Biology).

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