UT administrators are scouring far and wide to find an inaugural dean for the Dell Medical School — a position that will fundamentally shape the school and determine its role in the Austin community. Cordell Cunningham, UTMB medical student, said the most successful deans are the deans who work with students, such as UTMB’s dean Dr. Danny Jacobs. “He’s had a couple of sessions where he talks to students and listens to them,” Cunningham said. “I think stuff like that’s important.”