Duke Divinity students will host an appreciation reception April 21 in honor of Dean L. Gregory Jones , who will step down as dean at the end of the current academic year after serving in that position since 1997.
All Divinity School students are invited to the 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. reception in the Alumni Memorial Common Room to say farewell and express appreciation for Jones’ leadership. A light lunch will be served.
Jones was named Duke University’s vice president and vice provost for global strategy and programs effective March 1 by President Richard H. Brodhead and Provost Peter Lange. Richard Hays , the George Washington Ivey Professor of New Testament at the Divinity School, will serve as dean for a two-year term while a national search is conducted for a successor.
For more information about the reception, contact the Office of Student Life and Formation at 660-3558 or e-mail Chris Brady .