(Durham, NH) - James W. Dean Junior will be installed today as the 20th President of the University of New Hampshire.

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Most recently, Dean has served as executive vice-chancellor and provost at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.

Installation ceremonies are set for 1 this afternoon in the Granite State Room of the Memorial Union Building.

Dean fills the position that had been held by Mark Huddleston,  who retired after serving as UNH President for 11 years.