deanship deanship

Definition(s):

  • (n) the position or office of a dean

Usage(s):

  1. She had held positions of high responsibility, including superintendence of public schools and the deanship of the Home Economics College at Syracuse University.
  2. Conflict of interest -- and scheduling problems -- force Starr to turn down deanship.
  3. To direct this big university business Professor Harry Luman Russell 64, resigned the deanship of Wisconsin's College of Agriculture, post he had filled for 23 years.

News

  • Vistamar School To Welcome UCLA School Of Law Dean As Graduation Speaker

    Vistamar School will welcome Commencement Speaker Rachel Moran, Dean and Michael J. Connell Distinguished Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law today, June 15. Prior to assuming the deanship at UCLA, Rachel Moran was the Robert D. and Leslie-Kay Raven Professor of Law at UC Berkeley School of Law. Dean Moran is also one of the founding faculty members of UC Irvine Law School. After graduating ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Santa Monica Mirror

Quotes

  • "I'm confident that the military had access to our students and our students had access to the military throughout my entire deanship," Kagan told senators. "That's incredibly important because the military should have the best and brightest...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: Vermont Public Radio

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