New dean named for Veterinary Medicine at UI
A veterinarian who started his academic career at the University of Illinois will return to be the new dean in 2014.
The university has hired Peter Constable, the current head of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Purdue University, to be the dean of the UI College of Veterinary Medicine.
His appointment is pending approval by the UI Board of Trustees. Constable will assume the new position in January 2014. His salary will be $250,000 annually, according to the university.
A native Australian, Constable joined the UI College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993 as an assistant professor in the department of veterinary clinical medicine. Before he left for Purdue, he served as interim head of the clinical medicine department from 2004 to 2005.
Read more at The News-Gazette.
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