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Dean Search - Computing
Catherine Murray-Rust, dean of Libraries, has announced her desire to focus on the completion of the Library Next project before stepping down as dean in the summer of 2020.
Jacqueline Royster, dean of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts and the Ivan Allen Jr. Dean’s Chair in Liberal Arts and Technology, will step down on Aug. 31, 2019.
SPAG Joins Commission on Creating the Next in Education to Propel Strategic Initiatives Across Georgia Tech
Beginning in spring 2019, the strategic plan advisory process, as guided by SPAG, will pivot to consult on the CNE Program Office.
Three finalists have been chosen in the College of Sciences dean search. As part of the final selection process, each candidate will visit campus and present an open seminar addressing their broad vision for the College of Sciences.
Four finalists have been chosen in the College of Computing dean search. As part of the final selection process, each candidate will visit campus and present an open seminar addressing their broad vision for the College of Computing.
Recent Posts from Dr. Bras
When I heard that Lin-Manuel Miranda was to resume the lead role and stage "Hamilton: an American Musical" in Puerto Rico for the benefit of his and my devastated island, my wife, Pat and I decided that we would find a way to attend no matter what it would take.
I never planned to be a university professor. I believe that life is a result of “chance and necessity.” Being at the “right place at the right time” is as much a function of our own designs as it is of chance.
Although Georgia Tech is entering an era of new leadership, I am confident the basic formula will not change: The focus on excellence and the commitment to progress and service will remain the same.
Finding a path forward after tragedy isn’t easy, but we must. Tragedy changes us. We move ahead carrying its scars. But, even scarred, great people and institutions emerge from tragedies with stronger foundations.
A few weeks ago, I attended a talk by Dr. Timothy Shriver, son of R. Sargent Shriver and Eunice Kennedy Shriver, the couple who brought us the Peace Corps and the Special Olympics. His talk was inspiring and captivating. Dr. Shriver’s main message was that each of us is unique, precious, and adds valuable diversity to humanity.
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