PEOPLE - Cornell names new dean of veterinary college:
The Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine in Ithaca, New York, has named Dr Michael Kotlikoff its new dean. Dr Kotlikoff, a professor and chair of the school's department of biomedical science, will succeed outgoing dean Dr Donald Smith, who has held the position for the past 10 years. "Dr Kotlikoff brings to his new post a distinguished record of scientific achievement and administrative leadership along with a good understanding of Cornell," said Cornell president Dr David Skorton. Dr Kotlikoff will begin his five-year term on July 1st.