Rodney Priestley has worked his way from engineer to dean. In a press release, it was announced that Princeton University’s Graduate School has appointed Rodney Priestley as its dean, following just two years after Priestley became the vice dean for innovation at the prestigious university. “My interest in becoming dean of Princeton’s Graduate School originates with my own personal experience of graduate school,” said Rodney Priestley, according to a press release. “The mentorship, encouragement and support I received has enabled every goal I have reached throughout my career. My advisers’ belief in me has always inspired me to give back to others to whatever extent possible.” He added: “I’m really, really excited to be able to serve a wide range of graduate students, and hopefully impact their graduate education in a manner that they have an experience that’s as good as the one that I did.”
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On July 1, Erika H. James will become not only the first woman but also the first Black person to be named the Dean of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, according to The Inquirer . The announcement to name James as dean was made by university President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett. “Erika is an award-winning scholar and teacher and a strong, proven leader,” Gutmann said in a press release. James served as dean of the Goizueta Business School at Emory University and holds a Ph.D. and master’s degree in organizational psychology from the University of Michigan. She also received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Pomona College, of the Claremont Colleges, in California. View this post on Instagram Erika H. James has been named the next dean of the Wharton School, effective July 1, Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett announced today. James has been the dean of the Goizueta Business School at Emory University since 2014. A post...
Feb 27, 2020