Edward Stricker steps down as Honors College dean

Edward Stricker will step down as dean of Pitt’s University Honors College before the fall of 2017 semester, but he’s not going far. Stricker, who has served as the dean since July 2011, announced Thursday that he will resign as dean and rejoin Pitt’s Department of Neuroscience faculty. A search committee will form to select a new dean this fall. Stricker said he is stepping down to focus “on other things, both at home and at the University.” “The University Honors College embodies the ideals of research and scholarship as well as that of excellence inside and outside the classroom, library and laboratory. It has been a great privilege for me to be a part of this remarkable organization,” Stricker said in a release. “I look forward to returning to…


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