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Former ESD MPhil student becomes Vice Chancellor

last modified Mar 09, 2017 02:22 PM
Dr Jay Golden, ESD MPhil 02-03, has been selected as Vice Chancellor of research, economic development and engagement at East Carolina University, USA.
Former ESD MPhil student becomes Vice Chancellor

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"East Carolina University has selected Dr. Jay Golden as vice chancellor of research, economic development and engagement. His appointment, effective June 30, was approved by the Board of Trustees during a special meeting on March 8.

Golden is the director of Duke University’s Center for Sustainability and Commerce where he directs research and engagement activities on sustainability issues in partnership with global corporations. He is an associate professor in the Division of Earth and Ocean Sciences and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and faculty chair of the Business and Environment Program at Duke. He previously served in the role of associate vice provost for research and corporate relations.

As vice chancellor of ECU’s Division of Research, Economic Development and Engagement, Golden will be responsible for directing the promotion of research and creative activity at the university."

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