Weber State University’s Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of Julie Rich as dean of the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences (CSBS). Her research and writing focuses on arid environments and environmental change, with an emphasis on Quaternary paleoclimates, paleoenvironments and geochronology, using optical (luminescence) dating methods. She has served as a geography professor and has served as interim dean of the college since 2019. In addition to her role as dean, Rich will continue to advance Weber State’s Global Community Engaged Learning (GCEL) program, which undertakes projects to help alleviate poverty in developing nations.
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Dean of the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences