Tippie Appoints First Female Dean

Courtesy University of Iowa

Sarah Gardial, currently vice provost of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been named the next dean at the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business, becoming the first woman to assume the role at the school. She is expected to take office July 1. Gardial takes over for William “Curt” Hunter, who announced his retirement last year. Hunter held the position since 2008 and was the first African-American dean of the school.

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