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Submission + - CS professor named new Harvard Dean (

mclove writes: "Michael D. Smith, a computer hardware professor, was just named Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Harvard, in charge of the college and the non-professional graduate schools. A bit suspicious that this is happening the same week Bill Gates is getting an honorary degree, but a great sign for the future of CS in academia."

The gent who wakes up and finds himself a success hasn't been asleep.