Johns Hopkins Gazette: September 5, 1995

Obituary: SAIS' George Crowell, Associate Dean

      George L. Crowell, associate dean of The Paul H. Nitze
School of Advanced International Studies, died Aug. 21 in
Washington of massive respiratory failure. He was 46.
     "SAIS and the Hopkins community have suffered a profound
loss," said SAIS dean Paul Wolfowitz. "... he was the life and
soul of SAIS, and his presence has been a vital part of the
day-to-day life of the school and has given a special extra
dimension to the network of relationships among students, staff,
faculty and alumni. He will be missed more than words can say."

      Crowell was a native of Birmingham, Ala., and a graduate of
Antioch College. He earned his master's degree in international
relations from Hopkins and was pursuing a doctoral degree at the
time of his death.

      Crowell had held various administrative positions at SAIS
since 1976. Prior to coming to Hopkins, he was assistant director
of admissions at Vassar College and associate director of
development at Antioch College, where he also served as a
trustee. He served on the boards of the World Wildlife Fund,
Close Up Foundation, Atlantic Council, British-American Project
and the United Negro College Fund Institute for International
Public Policy and was a member of the advisory board of the
Woodrow Wilson Fellowship in Public and International Affairs.

     Crowell is survived by his mother, two sisters and a
     A memorial service is scheduled at SAIS on Oct. 7.

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