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New Deans Appointed

Nilanjan Sen

Nilanjan Sen began serving as dean of UAlbany’s School of Business in August. Previously, Sen was associate dean of Graduate Studies at Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Nanyang Business School ranks No. 22 in the Financial Times’  2018 global business program ranking. 

Karl Rethemeyer

Karl Rethemeyer, a faculty member in the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy since 2002, was appointed dean of the college effective April 20. Rethemeyer, whose primary research interest is in social networks; their impact on social, political, and policy processes; and the methods used to study such networks, is a graduate of Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Lynn A. Warner

Lynn A. Warner, who joined the School of Social Welfare faculty in 2005, assumed the position of dean of the school July 1. Warner earned a bachelor’s degree from Smith College, a master’s in public policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, and M.S.W. and dual Ph.D. degrees in sociology and social work from the University of Michigan.  

Jason Lane

Jason Lane, associate professor and chair of Educational Policy & Leadership, will serve as interim dean of the School of Education for a two-year period. Lane succeeds Robert Bangert-Drowns, who served as the eighth dean of the school.