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Five new deans this fall

22 August 2002

BERKELEY - The campus welcomes five new deans to the new school year.

Tom Campbell, a former Stanford law professor and former congressman, became dean of the Haas School of Business on Aug. 19.

Paul Ludden, a noted biochemist, begins his duties overseeing the College of Natural Resources on Sept. 1 after 21 years in the biochemistry department at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Earlier this summer, W. Geoffrey Owen, professor and chair of UC Berkeley’s Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, became dean of the Biological Sciences Division in the College of Letters & Science.

Stephen Shortell, a prominent researcher in health policy and organizational behavior at UC Berkeley, will become dean of the School of Public Health on Sept. 1.

And on Sept. 1 at UC Extension, the continuing education division of the University of California, historian James E. Sherwood assumes the deanship. He most recently was associate dean of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Division of Continuing Studies.