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noun as in leader of institution

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He later led the US Geological Survey’s Volcano Hazards Program, before returning to UAF in 2012 to become dean of the graduate school.

Eastman parted ways with Chapman University, where he served as dean of the law school, after speaking at the rally.

It’s still unclear if that’s the case, however, and clinical trials that could help figure that out are still ongoing, Dean says.

Thomas Rashad Easley, assistant dean of community and inclusion at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, knows how narrow the routes in can be.

From their car, Silveti and Dean watched as the Soviets waved the truck into the station, unchecked.

(It's worth noting that Dean himself has already endorsed Clinton).

Dean Todd arranged for me to sit behind a screen and talk about my rape for a group of student leaders and activists.

Dean Sybil Todd passed away from pancreatic cancer before she could testify.

Dean Todd remained my friend until I graduated in 1988, with my degree in English literature.

Canevari passed me off to Dean Sybil Todd, who accompanied me to the University Police Department.

Dean Swift was indeed a misanthrope by theory, however he may have made exception to private life.

Several uneducated business men are said to have written to the Dean asking the Latin for what they think of the new Budget.

Away they hastened; and, being admitted to the Dean's study, stated the occasion of their visit.

To all of this Mr Dean listened in perfect silence, patiently, and with a smile of universal benevolence.

You see, up to that time he had thought himself rather a knowing fellow; but Mr Dean managed to remove the scales from his eyes.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dean, such as: administrator, legislator, principal, professor, senior, and authority.

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