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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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(Contains 4 tables.) [This work was funded by the Deanship of Scientific Research at King Saud University.]
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IPU defeats UJ The Israa' Private University (IPU) beat the University of Jordan (UJ) 3-0 in a friendly Football match organized by the Deanship of Students Affairs at IPU on the occasion of Independence Day.
Building the Academic Deanship: Strategies for Success, by Gary S.
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In a series of 60 self-contained chapters, he addresses the dean's overall role in administration, the dean's relationship with constituents (student, parents, faculty, other administrators, donors, trustees, etc.), the dean's staff, budgetary management, documents (including evaluations, program reviews, and policies and procedures), leadership, common challenges, unique roles for the dean, and transitioning out of deanship. Each major section concludes with a hypothetical scenario analysis allowing the reader to reflect upon the material just presented.