Sam Fox School dean search advisory committee named

Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton has appointed an advisory committee to assist him in the search for the dean of the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts.

Wrighton has named Richard J. Smith, Ph.D., the Ralph E. Morrow Distinguished University Professor and chair of anthropology in Arts & Sciences, to chair The Advisory Committee for the Appointment of the Dean of the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts.

The committee is charged with identifying 3-5 individuals with the intellectual, administrative, personal and leadership qualities sought for the new dean.

Other committee members are: Shirley K. Baker, vice chancellor for information technology and dean of libraries; Marianne S. Bellino, a member of the Architecture Graduate Advisory Council; Lisa Bulawsky, assistant professor of art; Elizabeth C. Childs, Ph.D., associate professor of art history and archaeology in Arts & Sciences;

Paul J. Donnelly, the Rebecca & John Voyles Professor of Architecture; Sabine Eckmann, Ph.D., curator of the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum; Peter B. MacKeith, associate dean of architecture; Anisa M. Baldwin Metzger, president of the Architecture Student Council; Christine R. Norrick, a sophomore in Art;

Jeffrey C. Pike, dean of Art; Gruia-Catalin Roman, Ph.D., the Harold B. and Adelaide G. Welge Professor of Computer Science and chair of Computer Science and Engineering in the School of Engineering & Applied Science;

Jerome J. Sincoff, special assistant to the dean of Architecture and dean designate; and William E. Wallace, Ph.D., the Barbara Murphy Bryant Distinguished Professor and chair of art history and archaeology.