MU Graduate Dean Accepts Deanship at Arizona State University
COLUMBIA - The graduate dean of MU has accepted a dean position at Arizona State University effective June 1.
George Justice will take the position of Dean for Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
MU Provost Brian Foster says he is immediately beginning an internal search for a replacement for Justice in the fall.
"I'm sorry to see George leave. He has provided excellent leadership for the Graduate School and has achieved a number of significant goals," Foster said. "We thank George for his contributions and wish him the best as he takes an important step in his career path, assuming an exciting new role at ASU, one of the largest and most dynamic public universities in the world."
Justice joined MU as an assistant professor of English in September 2002 and has been the vice provost for advanced studies and dean of the graduate school since 2010.