Dr. Slava Lubomudrov, a political science professor, has been appointed as associate dean of liberal education for the University of Utah.

Lubomudrov, the 1988 winner of the superior teaching award in the College of Social and Behavioral Science, will replace Dr. Karen I. Spear, who has accepted a position in Florida. Lubomudrov is an expert on the Soviet government and politics.

Three associate deans have been named in the restructuring of the Graduate School of Business and the College of Business. New associate deans are: Dr. Ramon L. Johnson and Dr. Calvin M. Boardman, professors of finance; and Dr. Richard J. Semenik, professor and chairman of the Department of Marketing.