Friedrichsen, D.D.S., Dean of the Western University of Health Sciences College of
Dental Medicine (WU CDM), has been appointed as Interim Provost of Western University.
He will remain in his role as Dean of the College of Dental Medicine while serving
in this new post.
Dr. Friedrichsen assumed the duties from Gary M.
Gugelchuk, Ph.D. Dr. Gugelchuck recently agreed to serve as Interim President
of Western University of Health Sciences. “Dr. Friedrichsen’s experience as
both serving as dean at two institutions and chairing WesternU’s Deans Council
has positioned him well to undertake this important task. In his capacity as
Interim Provost, he will be responsible for providing oversight and support to
all nine colleges of the University and to the academic support units (Research
and Biotechnology, Patient Care Center Administration, Student Affairs,
Learning Resource Center, CDHP, IT, and Institutional Research and
Effectiveness),” says Dr. Gugelchuk.
Published on October 14, 2015.