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Former Simon School Dean To Head Up Alfred University

The former Dean of the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester has been named the next president of Alfred University.

Mark Zupan is currently director of the Bradley Policy Center and is also a professor of economics and public policy at Simon. He served as the school's dean for ten years until 2014.

He will succeed Charles Edmondson, who has been president at Alfred since 2000. Edmondson is retiring. 

Zupan's appointment is effective July 1.

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