NYU Steinhardt Appoints Beth Weitzman Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Mary Brabeck, Dean of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University, has announced the appointment of Beth C. Weitzman as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, effective August 1. Weitzman, a widely published scholar whose research focuses on urban policies affecting poor families, is currently professor of health and public policy at NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

As associate dean for academic affairs, Weitzman will help lead the School on all academic matters. Her responsibilities will include working closely with faculty, administrators, and students to further enhance the School’s academic goals in all of its undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs.

“Dr. Weitzman’s commitment to working with colleagues across fields and professions has been evident throughout her career,” said Brabeck. “Her research has underscored the importance of eliminating the gulfs that separate sectors and services to better address significant social problems. This approach will serve her well in Steinhardt’s unique, interdisciplinary community.”

Weitzman said, “My research has underscored the importance of mult 500

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