As you know, our new Dean for the Barney School will arrive on August 1, and Marty will be leaving on July 1. I am pleased to tell you that Patricia Jaeger has accepted my offer to serve as Interim Dean of the Barney School of Business effective July 1-31. Patricia has been with the university for 23 years, currently serving as the Associate Dean of Administration and a Full Professor in the Department of Accounting and Taxation in the school. She has served as a member of the Provost’s Committee on Promotion, Tenure, and Academic Freedom, Director of the MSAT Program, Budget Director, and AACSB Coordinator. Please join me in thanking Patricia for assuming this additional responsibility.