UW names new dean of College of Arts & Sciences

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming has a new dean of its College of Arts and Sciences.

Paula Lutz is a scholar in cell biology and neuroscience who has served as a dean at two universities.

Most recently, Lutz was dean of Montana State University's College of Letters & Science for five years.

She will succeed the retiring B. Oliver Walter, who has been dean of the UW College of Arts and Sciences since 1989.

Lutz will begin her new job at UW in July.

The College of Arts and Sciences has the largest enrollment of UW's academic units, with bachelor's degree programs in 43 disciplines, 42 master's programs and 11 doctoral programs.

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