Associate dean of Marshall School dies of undisclosed illness


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Marshall School of Business’s associate dean for undergraduate programs, Kim West, died this weekend from an unrevealed illness, according to a letter to the community from Dean James G. Ellis.

West had served as the Associate Dean for Marshall’s undergraduate program since 2007. Prior to that she had worked at universities include SUNY Stony Brook and the California Institute of Technology. In addition to working for USC, West was also an alumna, having received her Ph.D. from the Rossier School of Education where she worked prior to her appointment as associate dean.