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June 25 , 2007
Amy Bentley-Smith

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George Arasimowicz Named Dean of College of Arts and Humanities

Carson, CA California State University, Dominguez Hills has named George Arasimowicz, Ph.D., dean of the College of Arts and Humanities effective July 2.

Dr. Arasimowicz comes to CSUDH having been dean of the Division of Arts, Media and Communication at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill., since 1999. He has been a faculty member and professor of music at Wheaton for the last 10 years. Arasimowicz has also taught at the University of California, San Diego, Southern California College (now Vanguard University of Southern California), Northwest College in Powell, Wyo., the University of Alberta, and the University of Colorado at Denver, where he was also chair of the Department of Music. In other professional capacities he has served an as accreditation evaluator for the National Association of Schools of Music; composed arrangements for video, television, radio, dance and theater; produced and hosted radio programs; and served as director of an electroacoustic music studio.

“I am confident that his background and administrative experience make him an ideal leader for the College ofArts and Humanities,” said Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Allen A. Mori. “I look forward to welcoming him to the Academic Affairs leadership team and to the university community.

Dr. Arasimowicz earned his bachelor’s degree in English and history from Carleton University, his master’s from McGill University and his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego.

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Located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, California State University, Dominguez Hills is the most diverse of the CSU campuses, and according to U.S. News & World Report, one of the most diverse in the west among universities offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees. CSUDH offers 43 undergraduate majors and 23 master’s degrees as well as multiple subject and single subject teaching credentials. On the campus is the Home Depot Center, a multi-purpose sports complex that hosts world-class soccer, tennis, track and field, lacrosse and cycling.

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