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David Bell

Associate Dean


Jennifer Deer


Rob Hirtz


Judith Wittenberg


Marianne Drexler


University Photography

The information in this bulletin applies to the academic year 2007-2008 and is accurate and current,

to the extent possible, as of July, 2007. The university reserves the right to change programs of study,

academic requirements, teaching staff, the calendar, and other matters described herein without prior notice,

in accordance with established procedures.

Duke University prohibits discrimination, and provides equal employment opportunity without regard

to race, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex or

age. The university also makes good faith efforts to recruit, employ, and promote qualified minorities,

women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. It admits qualified students to all the rights, privileges,

programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students. The university prohibits

harassment of any kind.

Questions, comments or complaints of discrimination or harassment should be directed to the Office

for Institutional Equity, (919) 684-8222. Further information, as well as the complete text of the harassment

policy, may be found at

Duke University recognizes and utilizes electronic mail as a medium for official communications. The

university provides all students with e-mail accounts as well as access to e-mail services from public clusters

if students do not have personal computers of their own. All students are expected to access their e-mail

accounts on a regular basis to check for and respond as necessary to such communications, just as they

currently do with paper/ postal service mail.

Information that the university is required to make available under the Student Right to Know and

Campus Security Acts may be obtained from the Office of University Relations at (919) 684-2823 or in

writing to 615 Chapel Drive, Box 90563, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708.

The Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA), 20 U.S.C § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99, is a

federal law that guides the release of students’ education records, of which disciplinary records are a part.

For additional information about FERPA, see

Duke University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges

and Schools to award baccalaureate, masters, doctorate, and professional degrees. Contact the Commission



Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about

the accreditation of Duke University.