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DEAN, eccl. law. An ecclesiastical officer, who derives his name from the fact that he presides over ten canons, or, prebondaries, at least. There are several kinds of deans, namely: 1. Deans of chapters. 2. Deans of peculiars. 3. Rural deans. 4. Deans in the colleges. 5. Honorary deans. 6. Deans of provinces.

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The Deanship said that the process of admission confirmation which started today, Monday, will continue until the 1st of September.
"This project will give the deanship experience and added value," said Dr Khalil, who is the director of the research team.
The filing solutions provided by OFFTEC included 88,350 hanging files and 1,140 box files, which contributed to freeing up a significant amount of valuable floor space at the Deanship, in addition to reducing the filing storage space taken up, where all files from the past 10 years have only taken up 60% of the space available in the new filing solutions.
PCP students' official al-Hag Hamid Osman said the NCP students held pistols, Kalachnikov rifles and Molotov cocktails in front of the eyes of the university officials and guards in order to undermine the elections and pave the way for the students' deanship to declare them winners by acclamation.
"The creation of the endowed deanship in honor of Gene Tempel is a fitting tribute to Gene's legacy as one of the nation's leading philanthropy scholars and administrators, and it speaks to the lofty aspirations we have for the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy," said Indiana University President Michael A.
Waleed Al-Jandal, Dean, Deanship of Information Technology.
AACN's Emeritus Membership Award is presented to former AACN institutional representatives who have retired from the deanship and have been given the honorary title of emerita/ emeritus by their former institution.
In his position, Ogene succeeds Peter Goplerud, who stepped down from the deanship in May to serve as president of a new InfiLaw management services company.
"Through this service, the Libraries Deanship continues to support the Disability Support Services Centre at UAEU in its aim to address the requirements of students with special needs, and to ensure they have access to educational opportunities equal to their fellow students ," Professor Hassan Al Naboodah, dean of the UAEU Libraries, said.
In the lawsuit, he alleges that his controversial stand caused Bob Smith, Tech's provost, to block Wetherbe's nominations for two prestigious posts: a Paul Whitfield Horn professorship and the deanship of Tech's business school.
In addition to her deanship, she served as director of the Center for Innovation & Enterprise Engagement.
E-Learning deanship at KKU is part of the university's continuous efforts to provide the latest scientific methodologies to improve the educational process, the statement said.