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Dr. John Lemmon Appointed Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Notre Dame de Namur University

Belmont, CA, April 19, 2012 — Notre Dame de Namur University announced the appointment of John Lemmon, Ph.D. as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. He has served as interim dean since August 2011.

Dr. Lemmon has extensive experience in mediation training and is the founder of the Lemmon Mediation Institute. He is the author of "Family Mediation Practice" and co-author of "Social Work and the Law," and he contributed a chapter for the "Social Workers' Desk Reference."

Previously, Dr. Lemmon taught in the School of Social Work at San Francisco State University, and was an administrator for the College of Extended Learning part-time Master of Social Work program. Other past teaching experience includes positions at Dominican University; University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana; University of California, Berkeley; and University of San Francisco.

"Dr. Lemmon was selected for this critically important leadership role from among a large and exceptionally strong applicant pool, " said Provost Diana Demetrulias. "I am confident he will provide vigorous leadership for the College of Arts and Sciences, working with faculty and staff to provide outstanding education for NDNU students."