Graduate Schools Get New Leaders

Vivian S. Lee was named senior vice president for health sciences and dean of the University of Utah School of Medicine. Her appointment is effective on July 1. She has been serving as vice dean for science, chief scientific officer, and senior vice president at the Langone Medical Center of New York University.

A magna cum laude graduate of Harvard University, Lee was chosen as a Rhodes Scholar and earned a Ph.D. in medical engineering at Oxford. She returned to the United States to earn her medical degree at Harvard. Later, Dr. Lee received an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

Sheryl Tucker was appointed dean of the Graduate College at Oklahoma State University, effective on August 1. Dr. Tucker will also have a tenured appointment as a professor of chemistry at the university. She has been serving as director of the Graduate Research Fellowship Program at the National Science Foundation in Washington, D.C. From 2007 to 2009, Dr. Tucker was associate dean of the graduate school at the University of Missouri.

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