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AGU president-elect Margaret Leinen has been selected as the new vice chancellor for marine sciences, director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and dean of the School of Marine Sciences at the University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego), the university announced on 25 July. Leinen, who is currently executive director of the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute and associate provost of Marine and Environmental Initiatives at Florida Atlantic University, will join UC San Diego in October 2013. Leinen served as assistant director for geosciences and coordinator of environmental research and education at the National Science Foundation (NSF) from 2000 to 2007 and as dean of the Graduate School of Oceanography and vice provost for marine programs at the University of Rhode Island from 1991 to 2000. “Dr. Leinen's experience leading innovation and creating collaborative programs make[s] her the right choice for Scripps and a key campus partner in implementing UC San Diego's strategic plan,” stated UC San Diego chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla.