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Sept 12, 2006

Clark Named To College Of Liberal Arts And Sciences Advisory Board

Dean Linda Maxson of the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has announced the appointment of one new member to the Dean's Advisory Board. Lee Anna Clark has been appointed to a three-year term, starting with the board's annual meeting Sept. 14 and 15.

Clark, a professor of psychology in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, recently returned full time to the department after serving for seven years as associate provost for faculty. Her research focuses on the assessment of personality disorder and she is the author of the Schedule for Nonadaptive and Adaptive Personality, which measures personality traits across the normal-abnormal spectrum. She earned a bachelor's degree in psycholinguistics and a master's degree in Asian studies from Cornell University. She holds a doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Minnesota. She was named a Collegiate Fellow in 2004 and in 2006 received the Regents' Award for Faculty Excellence.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Advisory Board is made up of 24 members who work with the dean to advance the college's mission and strategic goals. The board is charged with providing counsel on issues raised by the dean, undertaking projects to benefit the college, and assisting in making contacts with alumni and friends of the college, among other tasks. The board meets annually with the dean and other top administrators in the college. A complete list of board members is online,

Established in 1900, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the largest of the UI's 11 colleges, with an enrollment of more than 17,000 undergraduates and 2,250 graduate students. The college seeks to advance scholarly and creative endeavor through leading-edge research and artistic production; to use this research and creativity to enhance undergraduate, graduate and professional education, health care, and other services provided to the people of Iowa, the nation and the world; and to conduct these activities in a culturally diverse, humane, technologically advanced and increasingly global environment.

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