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Dean, faculty and student representatives to Syracuse University's Board of Trustees provide an important link to the University's faculty and student bodies.

Academic Dean Representative

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Craig Boise
Boise came to Syracuse University in 2016 as dean of the College of Law and professor of law, bringing extensive experience in academic leadership and a passion for innovation in legal education. In his years as dean here and at Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall School of Law, he established one of the nation’s two largest hybrid online J.D. programs.

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Faculty Representative

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Lori Brown
Brown is an architect, professor of architecture (since 2001) and director of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the School of Architecture. Prior to teaching, Brown worked as an architect in New York City and remains focused on the relationship between architecture and social justice issues, especially gender and its impact on spacial relationships.

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Staff Representative

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Maithreyee (Mai) Dubé
Dubé leads the enrollment team at the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, collaborating with program managers and field partners in assessing the entrepreneurial, education and training needs of veterans and military family members to identify the best programs to help them transition from service to civilian life.

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Graduate Student Representative

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Yousr Dhaouadi
Dhaoudi is a fourth-year Ph.D. chemical engineering candidate in the Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering. She was elected as the Graduate Student Organization (GSO) president after serving as GSO comptroller for two years. She also served as the GSO financial secretary in 2018-2019.

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Law Student Representative

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Ryan M. Marquette
Marquette is a third-year law student in the College of Law and is simultaneously pursing a master of public administration degree from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Prior to attending the College of Law, Marquette served as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army for eight years and continues to serve in the New York Army National Guard.

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Undergraduate Student Representatives

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David Bruen
Bruen is studying political science and policy studies in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and serves as president of the Student Association for the 2021-22 academic year. Bruen has served as speaker of the assembly as well as Board of Elections and Membership Chair for the Student Association.

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Amaar Asif
Asif is in his senior year of study in biology and neuroscience in the College of Arts and Sciences. Coming to Syracuse from Old Bridge, New Jersey, he has been engaged in many important initiatives during his undergraduate years, including serving last year as chair of academic affairs for the Student Association.

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