Richard Gelles Named Interim Dean Of School Of Social Work At University Of Pennsylvania
August 30, 2001
PHILADELPHIA Richard Gelles has been named interim dean of the School of the Social Work at the University of Pennsylvania, effective Sept. 1. His appointment was announced today by Judith Rodin, Penn president, and Robert Barchi, the provost.
Gelles, the Joanne T. and Raymond B. Welsh Professor in Child Welfare and Family Violence, is, Rodin said, "an accomplished scholar, outstanding researcher and experienced administrator."