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Newly appointed executive vice president and provost Jeffrey Duerk reflects on first few months
Administration, News, Profiles

Newly appointed executive vice president and provost Jeffrey Duerk reflects on first few months

He’s been here for less than a semester and has already had to make decisions many executive vice presidents and provosts of universities across the nation rarely face. But Jeffrey Duerk, the University of Miami’s new executive vice president and provost, isn’t fazed. Duerk said his first few months in the position are even better…

UM to accommodate eligible graduate students and faculty from Caribbean islands affected by hurricanes
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UM to accommodate eligible graduate students and faculty from Caribbean islands affected by hurricanes

The University of Miami will accommodate students and eligible graduate students from Caribbean islands affected by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria onto its campuses and provide an opportunity to them to continue their professional and educational experiences. The university has agreed to provide the opportunity free of cost allowing the displaced faculty and students’ home…

UHealth CEO Dr. Steven Altschuler resigns
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UHealth CEO Dr. Steven Altschuler resigns

Dr. Steven Altschuler is resigning less than two years after he was brought on as the executive vice president for Health Affairs and CEO of UHealth. A letter sent out by University of Miami President Julio Frenk said Altschuler’s resignation will take effect Sept. 15 and attributed the resignation to his desire “to pursue other…

President Frenk meets with Cuban-American community
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President Frenk meets with Cuban-American community

University of Miami President Julio Frenk met today with 17 leaders of the local Cuban-American community to discuss the future of the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies (ICCAS), and to address circulating rumors that falsely report UM will be shutting down ICCAS. Community members, as well as Student Government President Adrian Nuñez and Federación…

Jeffrey L. Duerk chosen to serve as UM’s new executive vice president and provost
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Jeffrey L. Duerk chosen to serve as UM’s new executive vice president and provost

Jeffrey Duerk, current dean and Leonard Case Professor of the School of Engineering at Case Western Reserve University, will become the University of Miami’s new executive vice president and provost in July. Duerk succeeds former provost Thomas LeBlanc, who left UM this year to become George Washington University’s president. Duerk’s appointment was announced earlier today…

External affairs VP leaves for Brown after 15 years at UM
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External affairs VP leaves for Brown after 15 years at UM

Sergio Gonzalez, senior vice president of university advancement and external affairs, will be leaving the University of Miami to become the next senior vice president of advancement at Brown University this July. In an email sent by President Julio Frenk on Tuesday, the president described his “mixed feelings” about Gonzalez’s departure from the university after…

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