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Lesley A. Cadman



Lesley A. Cadman was employed as a senior administrator at Parsons School of Design from 1981 until 2007. Dean H. Randolph Swearer appointed Cadman vice dean of Parsons School of Design in 1998. In addition to her role as vice dean, she also acted as chief operating officer and director of Parsons Paris. Her years of service span the terms of five Parsons deans: David C. Levy (1970-1989), Charles S. Olton (1989-1997), H. Randolph Swearer (1998-2003), Paul Goldberger (2004-2006), and Tim Marshall (2006-2009).

Prior to joining Parsons, Cadman held the position of director of the Lake Placid School of Art in Lake Placid, New York. She graduated from Middlebury College. Following Cadman's years of service at Parsons, she became director of Sotheby's Institute of Art in New York City.

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David C. Levy records

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