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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 tribunal heard Prof Archibald allege that it was impossible to hide the fact that the Dean, James Kirkbride, was showing no interest in helping to deal with the situation.
HIT the Vault next Saturday and enjoy deep soulful and jackin' US house from Thomas Tuft, Jon Dean, James Morgan and Groove Alliance.
The statement added: "Gareth and Alex Dean, James Armson, Eddie Nisevic and Levi Ramsey were the players concerned.
Boro (4-3-3): Collett; Ward, Albrighton (Hadland 84), Dean, James (Nisevic 50); Noon (Belcher 72), Burns, Lavery; Smith, Moore, Glover.
With all the squad out of contract, the Boro chief has some negotiating in front of him but there's no doubt he wants the likes of Player of the Year Kyle Storer, skipper Mark Noon, keeper Danny Alcock, versatile Justin Marsden and fans' favourite Guy Hadland to stay put, plus the young quartet of Gareth Dean, James Armson, Eddie Nisevic and Adam Walker.
The youthful trio of Gareth Dean, James Armson and Eddie Nisevic all trained in the week despite nursing minor injuries but skipper Mark Noon is a definite absentee with medial knee ligament damage.