Alan Patten Appointed Vice Dean for Strategic Initiatives
Alan W. Patten, Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Politics, has joined the Dean's office as Vice Dean of the Faculty for Strategic Initiatives. In this new role, Alan will provide support in defining, evaluating, and implementing the objectives that are emerging from the University’s strategic planning process. He will work closely with faculty leaders and administrative colleagues to develop and implement strategic new initiatives and to mobilize faculty constituencies behind these initiatives. Please join us in welcoming Alan to our office.