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Deans of H&S

2007 Classical historian Richard Saller, provost of the University of Chicago, is appointed the Vernon R. and Lysbeth Warren Anderson Dean. In 2010, he is named the inaugural Kleinheinz Family Professor of European Studies.

2001
 Biologist Sharon Long is appointed as the inaugural Vernon R. and Lysbeth Warren Anderson Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences.

1998 
Professor of Applied Physics Malcolm Beasley is named dean.

1993 
Economist John Shoven takes office as dean of H&S.

1988 
Professor of Psychology Ewart Thomas assumes the deanship.

1981 
Biologist Norman Wessells is appointed dean.

1973 
Professor of Mathematics Halsey Royden takes over the helm of H&S.

1970 
Professor of Psychology Albert Hastorf is named dean.

1961 
Psychologist Robert Sears assumes the deanship. During his nine-year tenure, the school’s faculty nearly doubles in size.

1956 
Under the deanship of Philip Rhinelander, professor of philosophy, H&S attains national and international prominence.

1952 
Ray Faulkner, former chair of Art and Architecture and director of the Art Gallery and Museum, is appointed dean.

1951 
Douglas Whitaker, a biologist, is named dean. A year later, he becomes Stanford’s first provost.

1948 
Professor of English Clarence Faust is appointed the inaugural dean of H&S.