Handler and Grasso take new associate dean posts
Appointments focus on undergraduate programs, planning and operations.
Posted January 2001
Richard Handler, professor of anthropology, has taken on the new position of associate dean for undergraduate academic programs. The former anthropology department chair is now responsible for development of the undergraduate curriculum and works with the assistant deans of the College, also known as association deans, who handle academic advising.
Joseph E. Grasso was named to the new position of associate dean for planning and operations. Grasso will coordinate capital projects including the arts buildings and the Digital Academical Village, serve as a liaison to external constituencies and conduct strategic planning for the College. He previously held finance and planning positions at Allegheny College and Colgate University.