BREAKING: New dean of the College selected

10094Today, President Paxson announced that Professor Maud Mandel, the current director of Brown’s Program in Judaic Studies, has accepted the offer to become our next dean of the College. Professor Mandel, who has contributed important scholarly work in history and Judaic studies to Brown since 1997, will assume her new responsibilities on July 1st, 2014.

In her email to the members of the Brown community, Paxson commends Mandel’s commitment to academic advising as well as her contributions to advisory committees on important issues such as “faculty diversity, graduate studies, academic priorities, curriculum, childcare planning, preparations for outside reviews, and many faculty and staff searches.”

BlogDailyHerald would like to take this time to congratulate Professor Mandel on this appointment, and we look forward to seeing all that she will contribute to the Brown community in her new position.

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  1. todd

    another jew at brown? wonderful!!

  2. todd harris

    yay, a jew! 🙂

  3. My congratulations, Professor Maud Mandel! Interesting, what will be the first thing , she’ll do on new position? hope, she’ll do the best and won’t be an ordinary bookworm

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