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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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Huda Al-Khaja, said the Deanship of Higher Studies is readying to organise the Induction Day for the newly admitted students in the higher studies programme on September 13.
KAU's Deanship of Distance Education won high assessment by the arbitrators of E-Learning Quality in EU Universities Association, who assessed the special assessments of all the standards for distance education applied at KAU.
The project covers the construction of an education building with 23 floors, deanship facilities, parking area, and other related facilities.
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I am honored to accept the Deanship of the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago," said Snyder.
The Deanship for Admission and Registration at King Khalid University (KKU) in Abha has invited applications from expatriate students who wish to pursue higher studies at the university under a scholarship program.
Ministry of Higher Education - Saudi Arabia plans to build Director%s and Deanship Building for Al Majmh University located in Riyadh in Al Majmh, Saudi Arabia.
Zahir bin Hamad al-Hashmi, Head of the English and Translation Society at the Deanship of Student Affairs, which is organizing the activity, gave a speech pointing out that the Society annually organizes this activity as every year it hosts a culture of a country and Brazil is the ninth country to be in this activity.
In a statement published on its website, the deanship added that the exemption applications for the first semester will be submitted in October for all academic batches of UoB's faculties, in addition to the College of Health Sciences students.
In the morning session, the students met representatives of the Deanship of Admission and Registration, Deanship of Students Affairs, the Language Centre and the Foundation Programme Unit.