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Portrait: CLA dean John Coleman

UW-Madison Professor Named U of M Liberal Arts Dean

The University of Minnesota announced Wednesday that John Coleman is set to become the next College of Liberal Arts dean, pending Board of Regents approval. ​"John has a track record as a trustworthy and highly effective academic leader, one whose style is thoughtful and collaborative," Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Karen Hanson said in a University release. She also called Coleman "a strong and persuasive advocate for the liberal arts."