Examples of dean in a Sentence
She's the dean of the university's business school.
the dean of liberal arts
Recent Examples of dean from the Web
Glenn Hubbard, dean at the Columbia Graduate School of Business, discusses U.S. tax reform and the importance of President Trump in the process.
Michelle Mason, senior associate dean, and Karim Batista, managing attorney, launched Florida International University College of Law’s Law Practice, which will provide legal services to families.
The college district hired Syed Hussain as dean of instructional, arts, media, business and computer sciences in August 2016.
More than a dozen law school deans in California urged the state Supreme Court in February to temporarily reduce the bar exam passing score to between 133 and 136 while the state bar studies the issue.
One of the candidates, Jonathan GS Koppell, dean of Arizona State University’s College of Public Service and Community Solutions, visited the campus in recent weeks.
Ayala, the first Ecuadorian woman to get a Ph.D. in physics, was eager to return home as the school’s new dean of physical sciences and nanotechnology.
Mitchell has served as president of Occidental College in Los Angeles, been vice chancellor and dean of the School of Education at the University of California at Los Angeles, and held positions at Dartmouth College and Stanford University.
Areas like Hamilton County were built without much thought to affordability, said David Reingold, dean of Purdue University's College of Liberal Arts and a sociologist who has studied low-income housing policy.
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Synonymsdoyen, elder, elder statesman, éminence grise, nestor, senior
Related Wordsbetter, superior; old hand, old-timer, vet, veteran
Near Antonymsdoyenne; inferior, subordinate, underling; beginner, colt, fledgling, freshman, greenhorn, neophyte, newbie, newcomer, novice, recruit, rookie, tenderfoot, tyro
DEAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dean for English Language Learners
: a person who is in charge of one of the parts of a university (such as a college or school)
: a person whose job is to give advice to the students in a college or high school and to make sure that they obey the school's rules
: a person who has more experience in or knowledge about a particular profession, subject, etc., than anyone or almost anyone
DEAN Defined for Kids
Definition of dean for Students
- the dean of the medical school
- the dean of women
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