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Melissa Sturge-Apple named vice provost and University dean of graduate education

Melissa Sturge-Apple named vice provost and University dean of graduate education

June 6, 2019

Melissa Sturge-Apple ’92, dean of graduate education and postdoctoral affairs in Arts, Sciences & Engineering and professor of psychology, has been named vice provost and University dean of graduate education.

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Jonathan Binstock reappointed Memorial Art Gallery director

Jonathan Binstock reappointed Memorial Art Gallery director

June 3, 2019

Since his initial appointment in 2014, Binstock has led an expansion of the museum’s permanent collection, special exhibition programm and public engagement and outreach efforts.

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Meliora Weekend 2019 headliners announced

Meliora Weekend 2019 headliners announced

May 22, 2019

Author Ann Patchett, musician Jon Batiste, and comedian Vanessa Bayer are among the headliners of this year’s Meliora Weekend, which will also celebrate the inauguration of the University’s 11th president, Sarah Mangelsdorf.

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Gloria Culver reappointed Dean of School of Arts & Sciences

Gloria Culver reappointed Dean of School of Arts & Sciences

May 22, 2019

Serving as dean of the School of Arts and Sciences since 2015, Gloria Culver has been reappointed to a new five-year term. The Board of Trustees approved Culver’s deanship renewal at its May meeting.

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Board elects two members, honors five life trustees

Board elects two members, honors five life trustees

May 17, 2019

At its May meeting, the University’s Board of Trustees elected Naveen Nataraj ’97 and Kathy Waller ’80, ’83S (MBA) as new board members and recognized five individuals who were elected as life trustees.

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Need to Know: Rochester’s 169th Commencement

Need to Know: Rochester’s 169th Commencement

May 16, 2019

Find final details and logistics for this year’s Commencement ceremonies.

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Department of Public Safety graduates new class of peace officers

Department of Public Safety graduates new class of peace officers

May 15, 2019

A new class of 25 sworn peace officers includes individuals proficient in Spanish, French, Tamil, Sinhala, and American Sign Language, with a range of professional backgrounds—military, health care, higher education, and the private sector.

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University to receive Louise Slaughter Congressional collection

University to receive Louise Slaughter Congressional collection

May 14, 2019

The family of Louise and Bob Slaughter is donating the late congresswoman’s official papers to the University of Rochester. River Campus Libraries’ will house, archive, and make available the Louise M. Slaughter Congressional Collection in the coming years.

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University General Counsel Gail Norris to retire

University General Counsel Gail Norris to retire

March 11, 2019

Gail Norris, who has served as vice president and general counsel for the University since 2012 and senior counsel since 2005, has announced she plans to retire at the conclusion of the 2018-19 academic year.

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Nobel Prize recipient, alumna Donna Strickland to deliver 2019 College Commencement Address

Nobel Prize recipient, alumna Donna Strickland to deliver 2019 College Commencement Address

March 4, 2019

Donna Strickland ’89 (PhD), pioneer in the field of pulsed lasers and a 2018 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics, will deliver the 169th College commencement address on Sunday, May 19.

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