Marcello GuariniMarcello Guarini.

Philosopher takes up mantle as dean of arts, humanities, and social sciences

Marcello Guarini began a term as dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences effective November 1, provost Douglas Kneale announced Mnoday.

Dr. Guarini, a former head of philosophy department, had been acting in that capacity since July 2016.

“Though a known quantity to all of us, please join me in giving Marcello a fresh welcome as he officially enters his role with awaken’d eyes,” Dr. Kneale said. “I look forward to working with him on the road ahead.”

Kneale called Guarini a “highly regarded teacher and scholar,” noting his nominations for teaching awards by his students, as well as his record of publication and service.