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Anticlimactic: Following Rejections, J-School Just Chooses Interim Dean

Posted By Alex Bigman On May 9, 2009 @ 8:34 pm In News | Comments Disabled

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j-schoolIf J schools have heart strings, then UC Berkeley’s have been pulled, stretched and tangled far past the point of breaking. After having one suitor icily retract her acceptance, and then a year later regathering its pride upon receiving a massive applicant pool [1], only to have the three front runners [2] bail at the last minute [3], Berkeley’s Graduate school of Journalism probably exhaled palmward a few times to check for institutional halitosis. After all this, on Thursday they finally settled [4] on Neil Henry, who (ironically?) hadn’t actually applied [5]. Somehow this seems like yet another burn; we’re just not sure to whom.

Still, the school shouldn’t have too much trouble swallowing any residual pride; Henry, who has served as the interim dean since his predecessor’s departure, is most certainly a competent candidate. An award-winning journalist, Henry worked as a Washington Post reporter for 16 years before becoming a Berkeley faculty member in 1993. As interim dean, he collaborated with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, raising over $5 million for the school during his time at UC Berkeley. His term will last five years. The Clog sends its congratulations to Professor Henry and the J-School.

Image Source: Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism [6]
UC Berkeley names fulltime journalism school dean [SF Chron [4] Mad Dog Time psp [7]

The Life of David Gale ipod [8]

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UC Berkeley Names Neil Henry as J-School Dean [Daily Planet [5] Teen Wolf Too film [9] Falling Down download [10] Striptease hd [11] Blood Car trailer [12] Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot ipod [13] ]


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URLs in this post:

[1] massive applicant pool: http://clog.dailycal.org/2009/02/20/this-just-in-prestigious-jobs-coveted-by-many/

[2] three front runners: http://clog.dailycal.org/2009/03/18/and-then-there-were-three/

[3] bail at the last minute: http://clog.dailycal.org/2009/04/28/and-then-there-were-none/

[4] finally settled: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2009/05/07/state/n180721D37.DTL&type=science

[5] actually applied: http://www.berkeleydailyplanet.com/issue/2009-05-07/article/32859?headline=UC-Berkeley-Names-Neil-Henry-as-J-School-Dean

[6] Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism: http://journalism.berkeley.edu/faculty/henry/

[7] Mad Dog Time psp: http://www.omega-3centre.com/?mad_dog_time

[8] The Life of David Gale ipod: http://www.ryankuder.com/?the_life_of_david_gale

[9] Teen Wolf Too film: http://royalstreetinn.com/?teen_wolf_too

[10] Falling Down download: http://www.damnshow.com/?falling_down

[11] Striptease hd: http://www.island94.org/?striptease

[12] Blood Car trailer: http://www.podcastinfo.nl/?blood_car

[13] Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot ipod: http://www.coast2coastnz.com/?stop_or_my_mom_will_shoot

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