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Announcement Regarding the Search for Dean of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

Announcement Regarding the Search for Dean of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

October 31, 2013

Dear faculty, colleagues, and students of GSAPP:

I am pleased to announce the members of the search committee for Dean of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.  As Chair, I am hopeful that the committee will conclude its work by the close of the year with the goal of having a new dean in place at the start of the next academic year. 

The committee members are:

Carol Becker, Dean of Faculty, School of the Arts

David Benjamin, Director of the Living Architecture Lab and Assistant Professor,Department of Instruction, GSAPP

Vishaan Chakrabarti, Marc Holliday Associate Professor of Real Estate Development and Director of the Center for Urban Real Estate, GSAPP

Andrew Dolkart, Director of the Historic Preservation Program and James Marston Fitch Associate Professor of Historic Preservation, GSAPP

Lance Freeman, Urban Planning Associate Professor of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, GSAPP

Ester Fuchs, Professor of Public Affairs and Political Science and Director of the Urban and Social Policy Program, School of International and Public Affairs

Jorge Otero-Pailos, Associate Professor of Historic Preservation of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, GSAPP

Richard Plunz, Director, Urban Design Lab and Director, Urban Design Program, GSAPP

Hilary Mary Sample-Meredith, Associate Professor of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, GSAPP

Mabel O. Wilson, Nancy and George E. Rupp Professor of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, GSAPP

During the course of the search, we will also be connecting with students for their feedback.  You may email nominations for the position to the committee at nominations@columbia.edu,and please be sure to include the position title and school in your message.  I am looking forward to a process that I am confident will yield a truly outstanding person to take on this vital role in the University. 

Sincerely,

Lee C. Bollinger