James Dean had a great name even before he became a dean.
Yes, now he's Dean Dean.
Try to keep up. Dean is the dean of the UNC Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School, appointed to the top job last August after 12 years teaching at the school.
This week, he's the subject of a profile in the Financial Times, the august English business publication.
The story's headline is "A Dean for Leaner Times," and gets into the challenges Dean faces in promoting leadership and other business themes at a time of diminishing resources.
As the article points out, the school's endowment, crushed by the weak economy in the same way that so many university investments have been, has dropped in value from $158 million last June to $117 million in March of this year.
Here's the story.