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Dr. Edleson Reappointed Berkeley Social Welfare Dean

Jeffrey EdlesonDr. Jeffrey Edleson has been appointed to serve a second five-year term as dean of the School of Social Welfare.

UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ noted in her reappointment that Dr. Edleson has “built a strong record of accomplishment during his first term,” including “expanding and diversifying the School of Social Welfare’s faculty, reforming its curriculum, significantly increasing philanthropic gifts and regaining a prominent position in national rankings.” 

“Our School is in its strongest position in years,” said Dean Edleson. “I look forward to enabling thought-leading scholarship and the education of leading scholars and practitioners, and to helping grow the resources necessary so that our School may increasingly contribute to solving the grand challenges before our society.”