Freshmen, transfer student office renamed

The Office of Freshmen and Transfer Students has changed its name to the Freshman Dean's Office (FDO) in an effort to create a shorter, less confusing name.

The office, which moved under the umbrella of the vice provost for undergraduate education last summer, will continue to provide the same array of services it currently does, said Julie Lythcott-Haims, assistant vice provost and dean of freshmen and transfer students.

"Since moving to the VPUE last summer, we have been able to create a tighter and more effective collaboration with Undergraduate Advising Programs," Lythcott-Haims said in a statement announcing the name change. "We continue to work with transfer students even more closely with our colleagues in the UAP, so despite the change in our name, the functions we perform for and with transfer students remain the same."

The Freshman Dean's Office will continue to operate out of two locations. The main office is located in Sweet Hall and the Freshman Dean's Office Annex is located in 123 Meyer.