June 10, 1999
Vol. 18 No. 18

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    Michel will assume his new post as Deputy Dean

    Bill Michel, Associate Dean of Student Services and Director of the Office of the Reynolds Club and Student Activities, has been appointed Deputy Dean of Student Services for Development and Student Activities and Assistant Dean of the College, effective July 1.

    As part of his new role, Michel will lead a strategic development initiative for the Student Services Division––Career and Placement Services, Physical Education & Athletics, Student Activities, Student Housing and the Community Service Center––that will seek to promote programs and projects to support student success at the University by strengthening a sense of community, encouraging student development and responding effectively to student needs. To these ends, he will collaborate closely with the Office of Development and Alumni Relations.

    In his position as Assistant Dean of the College, Michel will oversee and manage such current College programming as Parents Weekend, Taking the Next Step and Senior Week. He also will work with the New Students Office on programming for entering students, advise the Maroon Key Society and coordinate the student leader awards process. To meet these responsibilities, Michel will relinquish his day-to-day obligations as Director of the Office of the Reynolds Club and Student Activities, but he will retain general oversight for ORCSA as supervisor of the new director.

    In a statement from Edward Turkington, Dean of Student Services, and John Boyer, Dean of the College, Michel was described as having “seemingly indefatigable energy, genuine respect and affection for students and a profound sense of loyalty and dedication to the College and the University.” The statement also read, “We are delighted that our students will continue to benefit from his service as he takes on his expanded responsibilities.”