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Dupper Named Interim Dean of Social Work

Professor David Dupper will become interim dean of the College of Social Work on August 16. He will succeed Karen Sowers who is retiring.

As interim dean, David will provide strategic leadership for the college’s faculty, staff, and students in the coming months while a national search is conducted to hire the college’s new dean.

David received his doctorate, master’s, and bachelor’s degrees in social work from Florida State University. He came to UT in 1998. He served as associate dean of the College of Social Work from 2001 to 2004 and served as director of the college’s BSSW program from 2013 to 2016.

Please join me in congratulating David for taking on this additional set of responsibilities.

John Zomchick
Interim Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor