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Congratulations to Dr. Lily Young:
Appointed Provost of Rutgers - New Brunswick

Dr. Lily Young    

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Lily Young, professor of environmental microbiology and dean of international programs at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS), on her appointment as Provost of Rutgers University–New Brunswick, effective October 1, 2014.

As Provost, Dr. Young’s primary responsibility will be to work with Chancellor's office and with New Brunswick deans and directors to strategically recruit, promote, and develop New Brunswick faculty.  

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Areas of Interest: Acquisition of health beliefs, Social influences on eating-related behaviors, Personality and health behaviors.
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