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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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The Rev Leigh Richardson at St Peter's Church, who is Area Dean of Carmarthen, said most churchgoers park at St Peter's car park, and that talks to reach a compromise with the council meant service times had been changed.
Davies, the Area Dean of Cardiff, was banned from entering the city unless he has an appointment with his solicitor.
Area Dean, The Rev Michael Jones said: "I was delighted by the support for this event.
30pm, will be led by the Bishop of St Asaph, the Right Reverend Gregory K Cameron and the Dean of St Asaph, the Very Reverend Nigel Williams Rev Quentin Bellamy, who was ordained in St Asaph Cathedral in 1990 and has served in Rhyl, Llay and is currently Vicar of Prestatyn and Area Dean of St Asaph will become a Cursal Canon.
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.
The Rev Maxine Marsh, area dean of Polesworth, is the highest ranking woman priest in the diocese.
Chair of Ysgol Llanbedr governors and Area Dean for Dyffryn Clwyd, the Rev Philip Chew, said he was extremely disappointed by the decision.

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