Category: Administration

University names Carter as interim Oxford College dean

Charles Howard Candler Professor of Psychology Kenneth E. Carter (87Ox, 89C) will be the interim dean of Oxford College, according to a June 9 email to Oxford students from Emory University Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Ravi Bellamkonda.  Carter will assume the role on Aug. 1 to replace outgoing Dean Douglas Hicks, [...]

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Emory College dean resigns, accepts position as Amherst president

Emory College of Arts and Sciences (ECAS) Dean Michael Elliott has resigned from Emory University to become the 20th president of Amherst College (Mass.), his undergraduate alma mater, according to a June 1 email to ECAS students from Elliott.  The Amherst College Board of Trustees unanimously approved Elliott’s appointment, according to a June 1 Amherst [...]

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Oxford’s modular housing to remain for additional year

Oxford College plans to use the residential modular units (the Mods) for an additional year.  The Mods were introduced in fall 2021 as a temporary solution to address over enrollment at Oxford. First-year enrollment increased from 492 in 2020-21 to 593 students in 2021-22, a 20.5% increase. Sullivan noted the importance of keeping it temporary [...]

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Renowned health scholar joins Emory School of Medicine amid artificial intelligence research expansion

Donnell Institute Professor of Biomedical Engineering Anant Madabhushi. Photo courtesy of Emory University Artificial intelligence (AI) savant Anant Madabhushi will join the Emory University School of Medicine in July, where he will establish an institute that researches AI to improve patient outcomes and address health inequities.  Madabhushi’s recruitment comes as the University expands its research [...]

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University Senate discusses future construction, Office of Compliance during final meeting of semester

The Emory University Senate held its last meeting of the 2021-22 academic year on April 26. The Senate voted unanimously to pass the Consent Agenda, which “usually lumps routine procedural decisions together into a single motion to save time,” Senate Administrative Assistant Grace Goh wrote in an April 27 email to the Wheel.  Goh explained [...]

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