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College of Health and Human Sciences new administrative team

July 8, 2010

July 8, 2010

Chris Ladisch, inaugural dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences, has announced the college’s administrative team, effective July 1.

Members of the administrative team are:

* Chris Agnew, head, Department of Psychological Sciences.

* Tom Berndt, associate dean for research and administration.

* Denise Buhrmester, director of communications.

* Liping Cai, associate dean for diversity and international programs.

* Sugato Chakravarty, head, Department of Consumer Sciences and Retailing.

* Linda Conner, director of student services.

* Doran French, head, Department of Child Development and Family Studies.

* Rich Ghiselli, head, Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management.

* Bill Harper, head, Department of Health and Kinesiology.

* Mona Holdcraft, director of financial affairs.

* Jane Kirkpatrick, associate dean, and head, School of Nursing.

* Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, associate dean for academic affairs.

* Bob Novak, head, Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences.

* Anita Risk, director of information technology.

* Lori Sparger, interim director of advancement.

* Connie Weaver, head, Department of Foods and Nutrition.

* Wei Zheng, head, School of Health Sciences.

* Karen Zotz, assistant dean for engagement/Extension.

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