News from Our Colleges

Davis Elected Fellow of American Society for Engineering Education

Wayne Davis

In recognition of College of Engineering Dean Wayne Davis’s contributions as a researcher, teacher, and leader, he has been awarded one of the highest honors an engineering educator can receive: election as a fellow of the American Society of Engineering Education.

College of Nursing Dean Named to Advisory Board

Victoria P. Niederhauser

Victoria Niederhauser, dean of the College of Nursing, has been appointed to serve on the National Advisory Council for Accelerating Interprofessional Community-Based Education and Practice.

Chancellor Cheek Announces Plans to Step Down, Transition to Faculty

Portrait shot of Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek

Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek announced Tuesday, June 21, that he will step down as chancellor and transition to a faculty position teaching higher education leadership sometime in the next academic year. President Joe DiPietro will begin the search for a new chancellor immediately with the goal of filling the job by spring semester 2017.