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Dean

(dēn),
Henry Trendley, U.S. dentist and epidemiologist, 1893-1962. See: Dean fluorosis index.

dean

Etymology: L, decanus, chief of ten
chief executive and educational officer of a unit of a university, school, or college.

dean

Academia The top banana in a college, university, or medical school's hierarchy, who is responsible for all professorial faculty and academics. See Mentor, Professor.
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Rev Pamela Powell, who is currently Vicar of Llansantffraid and Llanfechain in Montgomeryshire and Area Dean of Mathrafal will take on responsibilities as Canon Chancellor in the Cathedral.
INSIGHT: Rev Alison Woodhouse By 2000 Alison had become Area Dean of Sefton, and in 2002 was made an Honorary Canon of Liverpool Cathedral.
In 1993 he moved to become Vicar of St Mary's, Abergavenny, and in 2002 took on the wider responsibility of Area Dean for all the parishes in the Abergavenny area.
Other appointments made by the bishop include Reverend Nia Catrin Williams as area Dean for the Deanery of Ogwen, Reverend John Martin Riley as area Dean for the Deanery of Cyffylliog and Mawddwy, and Jane Rome Bailey as team vicar in the Rectorial Benefice of Holyhead.
Ged was welcomed at Guildford Cathedral by cathedral volunteers plus members of the Wearmouth-Jarrow Partnership including Rev Bill Braviner, Area Dean of Jarrow.
But he was unable to bring himself to read out the words he had written today and the task was being carried out by Canon Hilary Hanke, Area Dean of Dudley.
The Bishop of Durham has appointed the Rev Robert Gary Birchall, presently vicar of Burnopfield, to also be area dean of Lanchester.
The Rev Don Jones, Anglican Area Dean of Nuneaton, said: "An Alpha course is an opportunity for people to put their toe in and explore, at their own pace in a relaxed and strictly no-pressure way, what the Christian faith is all about.
Mr Smith, a former area dean for the Diocese of Durham, admits asking the photographer to stop taking pictures.
Birmingham's highest ranking woman priest, area dean the Rev Maxine Marsh, believes the consecration of women bishops is a dream of equality worth striving for.
Mr Jones, who is also Area Dean of Twr Celyn deanery, said that these mesh security guards would cover the many three inch by three inch, diamond shaped windows dotted around the church walls.
Area Dean for Toxteth and Wavertree Rev Canon Mark Stanford said: "Community relations in this area are good, which makes it especially sad that this has happened.

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