Daniel Sher, Dean Of CU's College Of Music, To Step Down Next Summer After 20 Years

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Friday, August 31, 2012

The longtime dean of the University of Colorado's College of Music will step down from his post at the end of this school year, university officials announced today.

Daniel Sher has been the dean of the College of Music since 1993, and when he steps down next summer, he will continue on as a member of the college's faculty, according to CU.

“During Dan's tenure he has developed particularly strong partnerships with our surrounding performance and outreach music communities,” CU Provost Russell Moore said in a news release. “He has also significantly increased the college's endowment by fivefold and annual cash giving by nearly tenfold, in addition to establishing the first two endowed faculty chairs.”

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