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Portrait of Dean Rodney D. Priestley

When I was a graduate student, the faculty, my fellow students, and the professionals with whom I shared my journey taught me to be bold and ambitious.  Every day, our students bring vision, an innovative spirit, and a sense of accountability to their work, advancing scholarly knowledge within and between disciplines while devising new solutions to the world’s most pressing needs. 

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In end-of-year message, Dean Priestley reflects on challenging spring term

Marking the end of the 2023-2024 academic year, Graduate School Dean Rodney Priestley sent a message to the University's graduate students on Monday, May 20. The full text is below.

Dean Priestley's Message to All Graduate Students

May 20, 2024

Dear Graduate Students,

As the academic year ends, I want to touch base with all of…