dean's list


Definition of dean's list

: a list of students receiving special recognition from the dean of a college because of superior scholarship

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Recent Examples on the Web Mary Elliott, also of Covington, was named to the dean's list for maintaining very good grades. Staff Report,, 1 Feb. 2021 Bush resident Bayli Mohr was named to the dean's list at Wheaten College (Illinois) for a GPA of at least 3.5. Staff Report,, 8 Feb. 2021 The University of Utah has named Kelsey Lassen, of Mandeville, and Andrew Elliott, of Covington, to the dean's list for earning a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Staff Report,, 25 Jan. 2021 Covington resident Teresa Vall has been named to the dean's list at University of Dallas maintaining a GPA of at least 3.5., 2 Nov. 2020 Jones didn't squander the second chance and ended last season by making the dean's list. Michelle Gardner, The Arizona Republic, 18 Oct. 2020 Caleb Dowden, of Slidell, has been named to Purchase College's dean's list for the spring 2020 semester for maintaining at least a 3/5 GPA., 17 Aug. 2020 Wayne Melerine has been named to Upper Iowa University's summer 2020 dean's list for earning a minimum 3.5 GPA. Staff Report,, 9 Sep. 2020 Jessica Mahoney, of Slidell, has been named to the dean's list at Palmer College of Chiropractic's Florida campus in Port Orange, Fla., 17 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of dean's list

circa 1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dean's list was circa 1926

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English Language Learners Definition of dean's list

US : a list of students at a college or university who have earned high grades


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