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Liebschutz Appointed Associate Dean for Career and Alumni Programs at UAlbany’s Rockefeller College

Contact: Lisa James Goldsberry (518) 437-4980

ALBANY, N.Y. (August 11, 2004) -- David S. Liebschutz has been appointed associate dean for Career and Alumni Programs at the University at Albany’s Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy. Liebschutz replaces Gretchen Manning, who left the College to be the new executive dean at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston.

Liebschutz holds law and policy degrees from Duke University and an economics degree from Yale. He has taught budget and finance classes for Rockefeller College since January 2000 as a public service professor. In addition, he served as executive director of the University at Albany Hillel for the past four years and recently received two community awards for his work there.

Prior to joining Hillel, he was the 1999 Ian Axford Fellow in Wellington, New Zealand and before that spent nearly 15 years in government-related work in Albany and Washington D.C.

Ranked among the top-10 public affairs programs in the nation, UAlbany's Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy's core mission is to discover, communicate, and apply knowledge about politics, governance, public policy, and public management. The college directly helps public managers, policymakers, and others deal effectively with the challenges they face, making democracy stronger and governments more effective around the world. For more information about the college, visit


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