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Gary Breton

Gary Breton

Callaway Professor of Organic Chemistry Gary Breton is the new dean of Berry’s School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences. Breton, a Berry faculty member since 1994, accepted a three-year appointment as dean after holding the title on an interim basis since last fall. He succeeds Dr. Bruce Conn, who has returned full time to the classroom after 16 years of meritorious service.

In other news, the Board of Trustees has granted tenure and/or promotions to the following faculty members:

Tenured: Dr. Curt Hersey (93C), communication

Tenured and promoted to the rank of associate professor: Dr. Kevin Hoke (chemistry), Dr. Chang Pu (education)

Promoted to the rank of professor: Dr. Bill Davin (biology), Dr. Chris Diller (English, rhetoric and writing), Dr. Michelle Haney (psychology), Dr. John Hickman (government and international studies), Dr. Alan Hughes (psychology)

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Superb ScholarsGund Professor of Government and International Studies Chaitram Singh (near right) traveled to his native Guyana in September to accept the 2012 Guyana Prize for Literature. Singh, a graduate of the United States Military Academy and Berry faculty member since 1984, was honored in the “Best First Work of Fiction” category for his novel, The Flour Convoy. Another Singh novel, The February 23rd Coup, was runner-up for “Best Work of Fiction.” His award was presented by Guyana President Donald Ramoutar. Read more.

Also making news among the faculty is Professor of Chemistry Gary Breton (far right), who has been awarded a Fuller E. Callaway Chair by the Callaway Foundation. Breton currently serves as interim dean of Berry’s School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, a role he assumed earlier this year when Dr. Bruce Conn made the decision to return full time to the classroom.

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