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Hugh Page named VP and associate provost; Laura Carlson appointed dean of Notre Dame Graduate School

Laura Carlson and Rev. Hugh R. Page Jr.

Two University of Notre Dame administrators and faculty members have been appointed to leadership positions in the Provost’s Office, according to Provost Thomas G. Burish.

Laura Carlson, associate dean in the Graduate School and professor of psychology, has been appointed vice president, associate provost and dean of the Graduate School, and Rev. Hugh R. Page Jr., dean of the First Year of Studies (FYS) program, has been appointed vice president and associate provost for undergraduate affairs.

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Hugh Page named vice president and associate provost

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Two University of Notre Dame administrators and faculty members have been appointed to leadership positions in the Provost’s Office, according to Provost Thomas G. Burish

“Laura and Hugh bring a wealth of experience to these new assignments,” Burish said. “They have distinguished themselves as accomplished faculty members and, in more recent years, as skilled, respected, ambitious and effective administrators. I am grateful they have agreed to provide leadership of our graduate and undergraduate programs.” Rev. Hugh R. Page Jr.

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Africana Studies major excels in competition, research, service

The University’s world-renowned fencing program brought student-athlete Alex Coccia to Notre Dame. By the end of his freshman year, he helped bring fencing around the world—specifically, to a group of school children in Uganda.

Coccia Uganda 2013

“It was pretty incredible,” says the junior Africana studies major. “I love East Africa—and I now have a greater understanding of that community. Going there even informed my views of community and relationships back here.”…

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