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

Examples of dean's list in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Meyer, 22, of Newbury Park, California, was on the dean's list at Stanford University, majoring in international relations. NBC News, 5 Mar. 2022 Anna Boggs, a Sophomore Business Administration major from Slidell, was among approximately 900 Bob Jones University students named to the Fall 2020 dean's list for earning a 3-3.74 GPA during the semester. Staff Report,, 25 Jan. 2021 Alex Lasry graduated cum laude from UPenn, Tate noted, and was on the dean's list twice. Daniel Bice, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 13 Aug. 2021 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 See More

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First Known Use of dean's list

circa 1926, in the meaning defined above

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