As dean, Olivares will serve as the senior strategist on student and faculty diversity, responsible for providing a vision and a strategy to help AS&E administration proactively create an inclusive environment.
At the request of the Rochester City School Board, the University has submitted a plan intended to administer East High School, the largest high school in Rochester which is on the verge of being closed by the State because of inadequate performance.
Out of the schools ranked by Financial Times, the Simon Business School MSF program ranked 7th among all business schools in the U.S. and 37th in the world.
Robert Boyd, professor of optics and physics and a pioneer in the field of nonlinear optical physics, will be awarded an honorary doctor of science degree this summer by the University of Glasgow in Scotland.
Associate professor Martin Lynch has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach and conduct research in Russia. Lynch will conduct research on the beliefs of local childcare and child development experts on what is needed to help children develop and thrive in psychologically and emotionally healthy ways.
Simon will offer an innovative hands-on leadership module and an online component to allow busy executives to attend classes on campus just once a month.
A self-described historian at heart, Paauw thought that the beauty of language lies in “how cultures interact, how cultures define their language, and how contact between languages, cultures, and societies reshapes the language.”
DiPiero, dean for humanities and interdisciplinary studies in AS&E, will also serve as professor in the Departments of English and World Languages and Literatures at Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas.
Culver, professor of biology, has chaired the department since 2010. She will take over from Joanna Olmsted, who is stepping down after seven years as dean of the school.