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SIS Dean Dr. Ed Cortez Returns to Faculty


“Director and Professor Ed Cortez will be leaving his post as director on June 30, 2015 coinciding with the end of his second 5-year term. He will be on professional development leave during AY 2015-16 and return to the SIS faculty full-time on August 1, 2016. […]”
““We are grateful to Ed for his leadership in guiding the School during a time of great change and transition,” said CCI Dean Mike Wirth. “Research activity, academic achievement, and alumni investment in the School have all significantly increased during his time as director. We wish Ed well as he returns to the faculty.”
Professor Dania Bilal has been appointed as Interim Director beginning July 1, 2015. […]”
“Bilal has been at the University of Tennessee since 1997 and has recently completed the publication of two books. We thank Dr. Cortez for his decade of leadership! We are excited to have Dr. Bilal step into the role of Interim Director ensuring the School will continue to have quality leadership during this time of transition. […]”
“Announcements about the search for a new Director will be made in the coming months.”
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