Dulcie Straughan to be the interim dean of J-School

Dulcie Straughan, senior associate dean of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, was named interim dean for the school last week. She begins tomorrow and will continue until a new dean is found or June 30, 2012, whichever comes first.

Jean Folkerts, current dean, announced last October that she would step down to a faculty position.

The search for her replacement was drawn down three weeks ago when the search committee presented four finalists to Bruce Carney, executive vice chancellor and provost.

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