MU's Truman School of Public Affairs announces first dean

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 | 4:22 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Barton Wechsler will be the first dean of the newly autonomous Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs.

Wechsler has been a professor of public affairs and director of the Truman School and the Institute of Public Policy since 2000, according to an MU news release. His term as dean of the school will end Aug. 1, 2014.

Before he worked for MU, Wechsler was the founding dean of the Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine.

The Public Affairs School was part of the MU graduate school until it was re-classified as a college on March 15.


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