Laura Bloomberg (Ph.D ’97), has been appointed as the dean of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs for a two-year term. Since the winter of 2013, Laura has served as the associate dean of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. During her tenure as associate dean, Laura helped advance the school’s mission through her involvement in multiple programs and school initiatives. Just to name a few, Bloomberg led in the efforts in developing a Master of Human Rights degree program, helped develop a new certificate in election administration, and the developing the Humphrey summer institute for underrepresented college students who have interest in public affairs. Congratulations again, on the new position as the dean of Humphrey School of Public Affairs!