Sven Dickinson has accepted the appointment of Chair, Department of
Computer Science, for a four-year term over five years, beginning July 2010 and
ending June 2015. Professor Dickinson
will be on research leave for a one-year period from July 2010 to July 2011.
Professor Dickinson is on leave, Professor Craig Boutilier will continue his
leadership and assume the role of Acting Chair, from July to mid-August and
then Professor Fahiem Bacchus will step up as Acting Chair for the remainder of