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dean

1. the chief administrative official of a college or university faculty
2. (at Oxford and Cambridge universities) a college fellow with responsibility for undergraduate discipline
3. Chiefly Church of England the head of a chapter of canons and administrator of a cathedral or collegiate church
4. RC Church the cardinal bishop senior by consecration and head of the college of cardinals

Dean

1
James (Byron). 1931--55, US film actor, who became a cult figure; his films include East of Eden and Rebel Without a Cause (both 1955). He died in a car crash

Dean

2
Forest of. a forest in W England, in Gloucestershire, between the Rivers Severn and Wye: formerly a royal hunting ground

Dean

 

in institutions of higher learning, the head of a faculty. In the USSR deans are elected to three-year terms by secret ballot of the council of an institution of higher learning (or the council of a department), and they are chosen from among professors and the most experienced lecturers. The dean is responsible for the quality of educational and scientific work in the faculty and is the chairman of the faculty council.

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Then, Sam calls Castiel (Misha Collins) to inform him that they should pick up Dean and Crowley's trail.
The Dean Martin Reprise catalog acquisition includes all the recordings Dino made during his extraordinary creative tenure (1962-1974) at Rat Pack chairman Frank Sinatra's Reprise Records label.
Medicine could be delivered anywhere, because it's actually a personal relationship between two people,'' Dean, 38, who started Jan.
Dean writes that Altemeyer is "not given to hyperbole in his scholarly work" yet quotes him as saying that many "High RWAs" would "attack France, Massachusetts or the moon if the president said it was necessary 'for freedom.
For all his manifold talents as architect, historian, writer and television presenter, Dean is not the ideal illustrator of Soane's architecture.
Dean had to fly out to California to convince Nixon's aide John Ehrlichman to call off the plan, since, Dean said, arson and possibly murder could be traced back to the White House.
Dean Wright said he supports continuing that vision and noted that the foundation in the last couple of years has presented grants to such recipients as the diocese of Huron's youth ministry, an advocacy justice camp in the diocese of Ottawa, translation of the diocese of Keewatin's canons into Cree and anti-racism training at the national committee level.
Schools are capable of being well-run businesses," he says, adding that the job of dean carries the same responsibilities as that of a CEO, such as allocating spending to high-priority programs, managing cash flow, reporting to a board and recruiting and retaining talent.
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People use code words like 'inner city' or say things like 'ghetto,' but if you can't feel good about your home and if you never see urban areas depicted as anything but negative, it tells you that where you come from is crap," says Dean Myers.
Just so, Dean released each work's idiosyncrasies and connected each to others, never reducing her choices to bullet points in a curatorial argument.
He had been associate dean for academic affairs at the University of North Texas (UNT) College of Music since 1995, and served as interim dean of the UNT College of Music in 2000-2001.