Stories From 2015

Dec 31, 2015

David Hinks Named Dean of College of Textiles

Dr. David Hinks has been named dean of North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles after serving as its interim leader since July 2014. Provost Warwick Arden announced Hinks’ permanent appointment, which is effective Jan. 1, 2016.

Nov 8, 2015

2015-16 Faculty Scholars Named

NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson announced the 2015-16 University Faculty Scholars, top NC State early- and mid-career faculty who will receive $10,000 in donated funds for each of the next five years to support their academic endeavors. The recognition and reward program is part of the university’s strategic initiative to invest in and retain top faculty.

Sep 11, 2015

College of Design Dean Marvin Malecha to Retire

Marvin J. Malecha, the visionary dean who championed research, expanded academic programs and spearheaded global engagement in NC State’s College of Design, will retire from the university at the end of the semester after more than two decades of service.

Aug 18, 2015

New Faculty Chair Walks the Walk

Multitasking is a way of life for Jeannette Moore. Much of her day is spent walking on a treadmill strategically placed beneath a tall table in the middle of her Polk Hall office.

Jun 4, 2015

William Ditto Named Dean of College of Sciences

William Ditto, dean of the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, has been named dean of North Carolina State University’s College of Sciences, effective Sept. 1.

Apr 27, 2015

Mary Ann Danowitz Named Interim College of Education Dean

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Mary Ann Danowitz, currently head of the Department of Leadership, Policy and Adult and Higher Education, as interim dean, effective July 1, 2015.

Apr 24, 2015

Amy Circosta Named Interim Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity

I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Circosta as interim vice provost for institutional equity and diversity, effective June 15, 2015.

Apr 22, 2015

Poole College of Management Dean Ira Weiss to Step Down June 2016

Last week, Chancellor Woodson shared with the Board of Trustees that next academic year, 2015-16, will be Ira Weiss’ last year as dean of the Poole College of Management. Dean Weiss plans to step down effective June 30, 2016.

Apr 22, 2015

Symposium Highlights New Clusters

The Chancellor’s Office and Provost’s Office are sponsoring a symposium to introduce eight new faculty clusters, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 1, in the Talley Student Union Piedmont-Mountains Ballroom. The event will include two panel presentations and a poster session showcasing the […]

Apr 21, 2015

College of Education Dean Jayne Fleener to Step Down

Jayne Fleener announced that she is stepping down as dean of the College of Education, effective June 30, 2015.