Category: Q&A with the Deans

Libraries in the information age

January 24, 2011

Winston Tabb likes a challenge, and he’s OK with change. Tabb became Sheridan Dean of University Libraries and director of the Sheridan Libraries in September 2002. Since his arrival at Johns Hopkins, he has accepted additional assignments, as dean of the university’s museums and as head of a number of arts initiatives. As Sheridan Dean, […]

Q&A with School of Education’s David Andrews

December 6, 2010

This is the last in a yearlong series of talks with the leaders of Johns Hopkins’ nine academic divisions and the Applied Physics Laboratory. To see the entire series, go to gazette.jhu.edu and click on “Q&A with the Deans and Directors” under the Departments heading. When David Andrews became dean of the School of Education […]

Q&A with School of Medicine’s Ed Miller

November 15, 2010

This is part of a yearlong series of talks with the leaders of Johns Hopkins’ nine academic divisions and the Applied Physics Laboratory. Edward D. Miller, the 13th dean of the School of Medicine and inaugural CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, has symmetrically entered the 13th year of his tenure. The university’s currently longest-serving dean […]

Q&A with Katherine Newman of the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences

October 25, 2010

This is part of a yearlong series of talks with the leaders of Johns Hopkins’ nine academic divisions and the Applied Physics Laboratory. Even before she rolled up her sleeves as dean, Katherine S. Newman  began thinking about a long-range vision for the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences that would focus on the quality […]

Q&A with Peabody’s Jeffrey Sharkey

August 2, 2010

When Jeffrey Sharkey became director of Johns Hopkins’ Peabody Institute, he remarked that it should aim to be one of the top two or three music schools in the country and an institution of international importance. Sharkey said that many of the “ingredients” were there to make that happen. He noted the school’s breadth, which […]

Q&A with APL’s Rich Roca

June 21, 2010

After a decade in charge of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Rich Roca steps down from his position as director on June 30. It’s been quite a ride. During his tenure, APL has continued to make enormous scientific advances while engaged in its research and development work on behalf of the Department of […]

Dean Yash Gupta of the Carey Business School

May 17, 2010

Yash P. Gupta laid out an audacious vision when he became the inaugural dean of the Carey Business School on Jan. 1, 2008. In short, he wanted Johns Hopkins to reinvent the model of business education. In doing so, he said, the new Carey Business School would become one of the most innovative and prominent […]

Dean Martha Hill of the School of Nursing

April 26, 2010

This is the fourth in a yearlong series of talks with the leaders of Johns Hopkins’ nine academic divisions and the Applied Physics Laboratory. Martha Hill, a Johns Hopkins faculty member since 1980, became dean of the School of Nursing in July 2002 after a one-year role as interim dean. A tireless and passionate champion […]

Dean Nick Jones of the Whiting School of Engineering

March 29, 2010

This is the third in a yearlong series of talks with the leaders of Johns Hopkins’ nine academic divisions and the Applied Physics Laboratory. Nicholas P. “Nick” Jones hails from the bridge-building tradition of engineers—and he’s proud of it. Yet as the Benjamin T. Rome Dean of the Whiting School of Engineering, Jones has led […]

Dean Jessica P. Einhorn of SAIS

February 22, 2010

Jessica P. Einhorn made history the moment she assumed leadership of the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies in 2002. Einhorn, who earned a master’s degree in international affairs from SAIS in 1970, became the first graduate to return as dean. Upon her appointment, Einhorn said she viewed the role as that of […]

Dean Michael Klag of The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

January 19, 2010

Michael J. Klag, a physician and internationally known expert on the epidemiology and prevention of heart and kidney disease, took the helm of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2005.