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Editor: Susan White
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Photographer Hillsman S. Jackson
Contributors Meredith Dickenson, Ellen Mayou, Janet Ragland,
Gary Shultz, Kathleen Tibbetts, Deborah Williams, Deborah Wormser

Office of Research and Graduate Studies

Contributors Barbara Phillips, Larry Smith

Corporate Officers of the University

R. Gerald Turner

Ross C Murfin
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Thomas E. Barry
Vice President for Executive Affairs

S. Leon Bennett
General Counsel, Vice President for Legal Affairs and Government Relations, and Secretary

James E. Caswell
Vice President for Student Affairs

Jeanne P. Whitman
Vice President for Development and External Affairs

Elizabeth C. Williams
Vice President for Business and Finance, and Treasurer

Academic Deans

U. Narayan Bhat
Dean of Research and Graduate Studies

John Attanasio
Dean of the School of Law

Carole Brandt
Dean of Meadows School of the Arts

Robin W. Lovin
Dean of Perkins School of Theology

Jasper Neel
Dean of Dedman College

Albert W. Niemi Jr.
Dean of the Edwin L. Cox School of Business

Robert A. Patterson
Dean of Extended and Continuing Studies

André G. Vacroux
Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science

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