The Johns Hopkins Gazette: May 11, 1998

May 11, 1998
VOL. 27, NO. 34

Acceptances are tallied for the Class of 2002
Uptown and down: Labs on two campuses join forces
Society of Scholars to induct new members
Stroke-preventing operation safe even for the elderly
New director to oversee sexual harassment prevention
You've got to have art
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Arts & Sciences: History of Art chair Herb Kessler will hold the top role at the Krieger School
Herb Kessler has some pretty strong ideas about what he'd like to accomplish as dean of the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. What he doesn't have are preconceived ideas on how to accomplish them.
   "I want to hear what the faculty says, and hear what the students say about things before going ahead," Kessler said. "I will be a dean who talks and listens to everyone before going forward."
   Kessler, a Johns Hopkins faculty member since 1976, was appointed dean of Arts and Sciences last week by the executive committee of the board of trustees, on the recommendation of President William R. Brody. Full story...

Engineering: Ilene Busch-Vishniac, mechanical engineer from the University of Texas, to take the helm of the Whiting School
When Ilene Busch-Vishniac talks about what she wants to accomplish as dean of the Whiting School of Engineering, she borrows a metaphor from her colleagues in civil engineering.
   "I would be thrilled if I could end my tenure with people thinking of me as a bridge builder," Busch-Vishniac said, saying she wants to foster the growing collaborations among Whiting School departments, between the school and other Hopkins divisions and with outside institutions.
   "I want to build contacts across campus," she said. "And I recognize that we have some very strong competitors in engineering programs in the Maryland area. Rather than always having an adversarial relationship, I'd like to see about building strong ties with them." Full story...

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