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Nomination Committee

Updated 10.28.15

The provost is pleased to announce that an open search for the Dean of the College of Design is now underway.

Nomination Committee

  • Chair: Jeff Braden, Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Robert “Chip” Andrews, NC State Board of Trustees
  • Kermit Bailey, Associate Professor, Graphic Design and Industrial Design
  • Alisha Brice, University Program Associate, Art and Design, Graphic Design and Industrial Design
  • Soolyeon Cho, Associate Professor, Architecture
  • Chandra Cox, Professor and Head, Art and Design
  • Denise Crisp, Professor, Graphic Design and Industrial Design
  • Charles Flink, Executive in Residence, Landscape Architecture and Chair, NC State Board of Visitors
  • David Hill, Associate Professor, Architecture
  • Craig McDuffie, Designlife Board of Directors and Head, McDuffie Design
  • Vansana Nolintha, Designlife Board of Directors and Owner, Bida Manda
  • Celen Pasalar, Assistant Professor, Landscape Architecture and Assistant Dean for Research and Extension
  • Kathleen Rieder, Assistant Professor, Art and Design
  • Steve Schuster, College of Design Leaders Council and Principal, Clearscapes
  • Nick Serrano, Doctoral Student, Design
  • Emily Wise, Undergraduate Student, Industrial Design

Parker Executive Search and Executive Search Services in NC State’s Human Resources Division will be assisting the committee. Dr. Katie Perry will be the Office of the Provost’s liaison for this search

Provost’s memo announcing Dean of the College of Design nomination committee [pdf]

Interim Dean Appointment

Since Dean Marvin Malecha will retire at the beginning of January and the new dean is not likely to arrive until the fall 2016 semester, the provost has appointed Professor Art Rice as interim dean of the College of Design, effective January 1, 2016 until the new dean’s anticipated mid-August arrival. Professor Rice will fulfill this role while maintaining his current responsibilities as the college’s associate dean for academic affairs