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New Dean For UVA College Of Arts & Sciences

New Dean For UVA College Of Arts & Sciences

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UVA has a new dean. Ian Baucom (pictured) comes from Duke University and will be the new dean of UVA’s College of Arts and Sciences. The 47-year-old Baucom has served for 17 years as an English professor at Duke and directs the Humanities Institute at that school. He has an undergraduate degree from Wake Forest and graduate degrees from Yale. Baucom succeeds Meredith Woo, who’s returning to teaching after a sabbatical. (Photo from University of Virginia)

 

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