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Nicky Agate

Associate Dean for Academic Engagement

Carnegie Mellon University

Storbeck Search | Diversified Search Group partnered with Carnegie Mellon University to conduct a nationwide search that resulted in the appointment of Nicky Agate as Associate Dean for Academic Engagement.

Agate comes to CMU from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was the Snyder-Granader Assistant University Librarian for Research Data and Digital Scholarship. She is a member of ACRL’s Research and Scholarly Environment Committee, co-principal investigator on HuMetricsHSS, a Mellon-funded initiative that helps institutions of higher education align their decision-making and evaluative practices with their values, and has served on the boards of the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication and the Force11 Scholarly Communication Institute. She holds a PhD in French literature from NYU and an MFA in Literary Translation from the University of Iowa.

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