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This Month's Featured Stories  

Finalists Announced for AHSS Dean Position 

The Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Dean Search Committee has selected four finalists for the position of dean.

The candidates are:
Nancy Guerra, professor, department of psychology, associate provost of international programs and director, Institute for Global Studies, University of Delaware
Judith Grant, professor and chair of political science, Ohio University
Daniel McIntosh, professor and chair of psychology, University of Denver
Stacey Robertson, Oglesby Professor of American Heritage and interim dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Bradley University

Please visit the DU Portfolio site to view materials about each candidate, read the job description, learn more about the search committee and provide input. (Note: to view the full site please log in to DU Portfolio using your DU WebCentral credentials or create a new account.)

Twenty-four people were selected from the entire applicant pool for first-round interviews conducted via videoconferencing. Eight were selected for face-to-face screening interviews in Denver, followed by the selection of four applicants for on-campus final interviews. A final decision by the Chancellor is anticipated later this spring; the appointed dean is expected to begin before the new academic year.

Annual AHSS Alumni Reception and Livingston Lecture

You're invited!

Monday, May 5, 2014
Davis Auditorium, Sturm Hall
2000 E. Asbury Avenue

5:30 p.m. — AHSS alumni reception
6:30 p.m. — Presentation of the annual AHSS Alumni Achievement Awards
6:45 p.m. — Lecture "The Real Monuments Men and Women: Art Restitution Successes and Challenges" Presented by Associate Professor Beth Karlsgodt

Return to campus this spring to join us for the free AHSS alumni reception and John C. Livingston Lecture. Connect with AHSS alumni, faculty and students during the reception (complimentary hors d'oeuvres and open bar). Then hear from Elizabeth Karlsgodt, associate professor of history, about the men and women who inspired George Clooney's recent film, The Monuments MenRSVP today!