Contact: Gabrielle Maxey
April 4, 2014 - Dr. Thomas Nenon has been named dean of the College of Arts & Sciences
at the University of Memphis.
Nenon has served as a professor and as an administrator at the University since 1985.
During that time, he has led the University's retention and graduation efforts, played
a vital role in the University's acquisition of the Lambuth Campus, and represented
the U of M on several key Tennessee Board of Regents initiatives.
Nenon has remained active as a productive scholar and teacher at all levels in the
Department of Philosophy during his career at the U of M. He has served in a wide
range of full-time administrative capacities since 1997, including vice provost for
Undergraduate Programs; vice provost for Assessment, Institutional Research and Reporting;
interim provost; and most recently as interim dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.
"We are grateful to retain Dr. Nenon's strong and capable leadership in the College
of Arts & Sciences," said U of M Provost David Rudd.