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Appointment

A designation in which a person or company allows an agent to act on their behalf. See also: Agency.
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PETER STANLEY, the man who coached triple jump world record holder Jonathan Edwards to world and Olympic gold medals, has been named the new Strategic Head of Coaching and Development in a joint appointment by UKA and England Athletics.
But, in reality, he added, Quince was a joint appointment from Chiles and his successor, former Republican Gov.
Lillie Shockney, MAS, RN, CBCN, CBPN-C, who has a joint appointment at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, was selected as this year's "Amazing Nurse" in a national contest sponsored by the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing's Future.
Devlin joins the FA SIS chairman Roger Devlin has become an independent non-executive director of the FA in a joint appointment with Heather Rabbatts, the first female board member of football's governing body.
Engaging with job candidates outside of their areas of expertise is not a chore for departmental faculty members, and interdisciplinary socialization and engagement have been major benefits of my joint appointment.
Sinn Fein's Niall O Donnghaile, who is the capital's youngest ever lord mayor at the age of 25, said he was disappointed at the attitude of the DUP's Ruth Patterson when she ignored him after their joint appointment.
Philip Jenkins, a contributing editor, teaches at Penn State University and has a courtesy joint appointment at Baylor University.
This may occur through doctoral training or through joint appointment with other departments.
Wilkinson presently maintains a joint appointment with the University of British Columbia (Canada Research Chair) and the National Research Council Canada's Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation, fostering strong links with industry, academic, and government labs.
And he denied suggestions that his joint appointment as Defence Secretary and Scottish Secretary was an insult to the Armed Forces.
He is a Giles Distinguished Professor at MSU, and holds a joint appointment as professor in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education, where he teaches in the Rehabilitation Counseling Program.
Dr Pappaioanou is professor of infectious disease epidemiology in the School of Public Health with a joint appointment in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota.

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