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January 8, 1998

A glance at the FAS dean finalists

Charles Cnudde

Dean of Social Sciences,

Florida State University, 1987-present.

Professor of political science with a secondary appointment in public administration and policy, Florida State, 1987-1993.

Professor and chairperson, government, University of Texas, 1980-1987.

Professor and chairperson, political science, Michigan State University, 1973-1980.

Assistant/associate professor, political science, University of Wisconsin, 1968-1972.

Assistant professor, political science, University of California, Irvine, 1966-1968.

B.A., University of Michigan (1960), and Ph.D., University of North Carolina (1967), both degrees in political science.

* Administrative oversight of 11 departments and numerous interdisciplinary centers.

* Considerable fundraising experience as dean.


John Cooper

Professor of Chemistry,

University of Pittsburgh, 1986-present.

Chairperson of Pitt chemistry department, 1989-1994.

Loeb Associate Professor, natural sciences, Harvard, 1983-1986.

Assistant/associate professor, chemistry, Harvard, 1978-1983.

Research fellow, chemistry, Harvard, 1976-1978.

B.A. (1973) and Ph.D. (1976) in chemistry, both from Oxford.

* Active scientist with continuous grant support throughout academic career.

* Has served on numerous FAS committees, including the Provost's Committee for the Administrative Review of Dean Koehler, and the FAS Faculty Planning Advisory Committee.


Janice Madden

Vice Provost for Graduate Education,

University of Pennsylvania, 1991-present.

Professor, sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 1994-present.

Assistant/associate/full professor of regional science with a secondary appointment in real estate at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, 1972-1990.

Director, women's studies program, University of Pennsylvania, 1988-1991.

B.A., University of Denver (1969), and Ph.D., Duke University (1972), both degrees in economics.

* Supervises 70 graduate programs in nine schools.

* Expertise in regional economics.

* Current president of the Association of Graduate Schools.

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