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UT Engineer Named Dean of Cockrell School

UT Engineer Named Dean of Cockrell School

AUSTIN, Texas —  Sharon L. Wood has been named the ninth dean of the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. A professor of structural engineering and an expert on the earthquake response of concrete structures, Wood has served as interim dean since October 2013 and will assume the post permanently…   » Continue Reading

Dell Medical School Seeks “Intellectual Leader” as Inaugural Dean

The University of Texas at Austin is looking for “the chief architect, executive and intellectual leader” of the new Dell Medical School, according to a newly posted job description for its inaugural dean.

Dean Manuel J. Justiz Honored With $1.4 Million Endowed Chair

The Education Foundation Advisory Council for The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Education has contributed $500,000 to create the $1.4 million Manuel J. Justiz Endowed Chair in Math, Science and Technology in Teacher Education. With fundraising ongoing, the endowment totals $1.4 million in gifts and pledges from 139 donors, making it one of…   » Continue Reading

Luis Zayas Appointed School of Social Work Dean at The University of Texas at Austin

Luis Zayas Appointed School of Social Work Dean at The University of Texas at Austin

Luis H. Zayas, a professor at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., has been appointed dean of the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin.

Alexa Stuifbergen Appointed University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing Dean

Dr. Alexa Stuifbergen, professor of nursing at The University of Texas at Austin and an internationally recognized researcher in the areas of multiple sclerosis, post-polio syndrome and fibromyalgia, has been appointed dean of the School of Nursing.

Dr. Gregory L. Fenves Appointed Dean of University of Texas at Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering

Dr. Gregory L. Fenves Appointed Dean of University of Texas at Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering

Dr. Gregory L. Fenves, international expert in structural engineering and former chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, has been appointed dean of the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.

Dempster Named College of Fine Arts Dean at The University of Texas at Austin

Dempster Named College of Fine Arts Dean at The University of Texas at Austin

Douglas Dempster, acting interim dean of the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin since fall 2006 and senior associate dean of the college since 2001, has been appointed dean of the college.

M. Lynn Crismon Appointed Pharmacy College Dean at The University of Texas at Austin

M. Lynn Crismon Appointed Pharmacy College Dean at The University of Texas at Austin

Dr. M. Lynn Crismon, professor of pharmacy practice and a nationally recognized expert in the area of psychiatric pharmacotherapy, has been appointed dean of The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy.