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CCI Announces New Interim Leadership


“The College of Computing & Informatics (CCI) at Drexel University (USA) announces the appointment of Professor and Vice Dean Spiros Mancoridis, PhD as interim dean, following the conclusion of Isaac L. Auerbach Professor David Fenske’s 16 years of service as dean at the end of June. Mancoridis will assume the administrative role of dean officially on July 1, 2015, after which a national search for a permanent dean will begin.
The College has also announced a restructuring into two academic departments: Computer Science and Information Science. The College’s Department of Computer Science will be chaired by Professor Dario Salvucci and the Department of Information Science will be led by interim chair, Alice B. Kroeger Professor Jane Greenberg. Leading the College’s research initiatives is Professor Ali Shokoufandeh, who will serve as the College’s new senior associate dean of research. Professor Gregory Hislop will direct the College’s undergraduate and graduate academic offerings as the senior associate dean for academic affairs. Rounding out the College’s leadership team are Marie Fazio (as director research operations and faculty support services), Kathy Funk (as chief operating officer) and Lynne Hickle (as assistant dean of student affairs).”
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