Arts Dean Says He Will Step Down

Dean of Arts and Humanities Dr. Seth Lerer announced this week that he will step down from his position on June 30 and return to full-time service as a Distinguished Professor in UCSD’s literature department, according to a campus notice released by the Office of the Chancellor on Wednesday.

The release said that Lerer acted as Dean for nearly six years, assisting in research and the creation of the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination, as well as in the establishment of the Student Production Fund campaign. During that time, Lerer also authored two books and various articles.