Biology professor Paul Sniegowski is named new Dean of the College – The Daily Pennsylvanian

Posted: June 27, 2017 at 1:46 pm

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There's a new sheriff in town.

Paul Sniegowski, a professor of Biology, will be the next dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, according to an email announcement by Steven J. Fluharty, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences. (The College encompasses justundergraduates, while SASencompasses both undergraduate and graduate students.)

Sniegowski will take the reins on July 1 from Andy Binns, who filled in as interim dean in the spring while Dennis DeTurck, the longtime College dean, was ona leave of absence. In early May,DeTurckformally stepped down from his post after 12 years leading the College.

"Paul has demonstrated a deep commitment to excellence in liberal arts education and to student well-being that positions him well to lead out undergraduate programs," Dean Fluharty said in the email.

Fluharty's announcement praised Sniegowski's 20-year tenure at Penn and notedthat Sniegowski has been "widely published in top journals and supported by such agencies as NASA, the National Science Foundation, and the National Institutes of Health."

Outside of the Biology department, he has ledthe Committee on Undergraduate Education andFaculty Senate Committee on Students and Educational Policy. Sniegowski has also been aDisciplinary Hearing Officer for the Office of Student Conduct and Office of the Sexual Violence Investigative Officer.

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