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This section contains regularly updated highlights of the news from around The Johns Hopkins University. Links to the complete news reports from the nine schools, the Applied Physics Laboratory and other centers and institutes are to the left, as are links to help news media contact the Johns Hopkins communications offices.


Robert Lieberman Named Johns Hopkins Provost

Robert C. Lieberman, a distinguished political scientist and accomplished academic administrator at Columbia University, has been named the 14th provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at The Johns Hopkins University.

Provost Minor to Become Stanford’s Dean of Medicine

President Ronald J. Daniels announced on Wednesday, July 18, that Provost Lloyd B. Minor will be leaving Johns Hopkins after nearly two decades to accept a position as dean of medicine at Stanford University.

Johns Hopkins First in R&D Expenditures for 32nd Year

The Johns Hopkins University performed $2 billion in medical, science and engineering research in fiscal 2010, making it the leading U.S. academic institution in total research and development spending for the 32nd year in a row, according to a new National Science Foundation ranking. The university also once again ranked first on the NSF’s separate list of federally funded research and development, spending $1.73 billion in FY2010 on research supported by NSF, NASA, the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense.

Phillips to Lead Undergraduate Admissions, Student Aid

David M. Phillips, a veteran of 22 years in university admissions, student aid and enrollment management and a leader in applying statistical analysis to student recruitment and support, has been appointed vice provost for admissions and financial aid at The Johns Hopkins University.

Rothman is Named Leader of Johns Hopkins Medicine

Paul B. Rothman, a distinguished physician, scientist, educator and academic health care leader, was appointed Dec. 19 as the next dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and chief executive officer of Johns Hopkins Medicine,

New Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at Johns Hopkins University

Lloyd B. Minor, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, sent a broadcast e-mail message to faculty and staff members at The Johns Hopkins University on Thursday, June 23, announcing that Dr. Michela Gallagher would be stepping down as Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, and that Dr. Barbara Landau would succeed Gallagher in a refocused position as Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs.

Johns Hopkins Names Employment Lawyer Vice Provost for Institutional Equity

Caroline Laguerre-Brown, who for the past four years has worked to strengthen fairness, inclusion and diversity guidelines, programs and initiatives at The Johns Hopkins University, has been named vice provost for institutional equity. Laguerre-Brown, formerly associate vice provost for institutional equity, succeeds Ray Gillian, who retired last month. Her appointment was effective July 1.