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Rev. Joseph M. O’Keefe

By Jessica L. Tonn — March 30, 2005 1 min read

The Rev. Joseph M. O’Keefe is the new dean of Boston College’s Carolyn A. and Peter S. Lynch school of education.

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Father O’Keefe, 50, has been the school’s interim dean for the past two years and an associate dean since 2001. A Jesuit priest, he also co-directs Selected Programs for Improving Catholic Education, an initiative cosponsored by Boston College and the Washington-based National Catholic Educational Association.

Located in Chestnut Hill, Mass., the education school has 800 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students.

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