Example sentences for: deanship

How can you use “deanship” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Discarding the deanship was "thoughtful and reasonable," admits Mark Shields (PBS's NewsHour With Jim Lehrer ), but it was more political compromise than homage to principle.

  • Coverage of Alfonso Portillo's landslide victory in Sunday's runoff to Guatemala's general election seldom failed to mention the positive impact of Portillo's confession earlier this year that in 1982 he killed two rivals for the deanship of the Mexican law school where he was teaching.

  • Everyone agrees that Starr desperately wants to refurbish his public image--he gave up the Pepperdine deanship, hired a PR man, and exchanged angry notes with the Justice Department this week--though the commentariat is giving long odds on his success.

  • (Does Pepperdine law school really want to give its deanship to someone who doesn' t know the first thing about the First Amendment?)

  • An English professor who has openly admitted to instructing undergraduates in pagan rituals is no longer a candidate for a deanship at State University of New York's New Paltz campus.


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