Category: University Administration

Provost Minor appointed dean of Stanford medical school

July 18, 2012

After nearly two decades at Johns Hopkins, Lloyd Minor, the university’s provost and senior vice president for academic affairs and a professor in the School of Medicine, will leave the university to serve as the 12th dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine. In his three years as provost, Minor has brought considerable energy, […]

Send-off and honors celebrate career of JHU’s go-to guy

July 9, 2012

The university has said goodbye to its go-to guy, but wants to make sure he’s not forgotten. Generations of students and staff have come to know Jerome “Jerry” Schnydman, a beloved and admired figure on campus who forged a legend on the lacrosse field nearly 40 years ago and then gave his alma mater more […]

University names VP, strategic initiatives, and VP, chief of staff and secretary to the board

June 28, 2012

President Ronald J. Daniels has announced two key administrative appointments at The Johns Hopkins University: a vice president, chief of staff and secretary to the board of trustees; and a vice president, strategic initiatives. Jacqueline Lee Mok, currently The University of Arizona’s provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, as well as senior vice […]

Two weeks remain for taking employment engagement survey

June 11, 2012

The three-week Johns Hopkins Gallup Survey was launched on June 1, and by the end of the first week, nearly half the university staff being surveyed had responded to the questionnaire, which will measure employee engagement. According to figures reported by Gallup to Johns Hopkins, the Libraries staff had the highest participation rate, at 67.65 […]

Class of 2016 nets highest yield at Homewood

June 11, 2012

In the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at The Johns Hopkins University, the story is much the same this spring as it has been for the past two years: Once again, the incoming freshman class has given the Homewood schools their highest-ever yield from an increasingly large pool of applicants. As of June 1, 37.5 percent […]

A new dean for Carey Business School

June 11, 2012

Bernard T. “Bernie” Ferrari, an accomplished corporate strategist and management consultant to Fortune 50 companies, has been named the next dean of The Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School. Ferrari, whose appointment is effective July 1, is the second dean to lead the Carey Business School since it was established in 2007. He succeeds Yash […]

General counsel Steve Dunham to leave Johns Hopkins

May 29, 2012

Steve Dunham, vice president and general counsel for Johns Hopkins since December 2005, will this summer join The Pennsylvania State University as its vice president and general counsel. “I deeply regret the loss to Johns Hopkins—and to all of us—of such an outstanding colleague, adviser and university citizen,” said President Ronald J. Daniels in a […]

Search committee appointed to identify next SAIS dean

October 31, 2011

President Ronald J. Daniels announced last week that he had appointed a search committee to identify a successor to Jessica P. Einhorn, who will retire as dean of the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies on June 30, 2012, following what Daniels termed “a decade of exemplary service.” “There would be no more fitting tribute […]

Hundreds of helping hands

October 3, 2011

The collective power of one university was on full display for the 2011 President’s Day of Service. Nearly 1,000 students, faculty, staff and alumni turned out on Sept. 24 to lend a hand to local nonprofit organizations and community centers in Baltimore and beyond. Participants took part in more than 40 projects. They planted gardens, […]

Trustees adopt changes in governance

March 14, 2011

The Johns Hopkins University board of trustees last week passed governance changes with the goal of ensuring that its arrangements are “best in class” and capable of protecting and nurturing the university’s academic missions in today’s rapidly changing environment. The changes were made to enhance the board’s overall performance, level of accountability, and focus and […]

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