Scranton Named Interim Dean of Engineering
UI Provost Wallace Loh has appointed Alec Scranton, professor and associate dean of academic programs, as the college's interim dean, effective October 1, 2010.
A graduate of the College of Engineering, Prof. Scranton has served as associate dean since 2003, successfully leading the college's academic side through a multitude of initiatives, including completion of a critical ABET accreditation review just a couple of years ago, major strides in K-12 outreach and engagement, and innovative living/Learning programs. Previously, he served as departmental executive officer of chemical and biochemical engineering. He holds a University of Iowa Foundation Distinguished Professorship and is director of the NSF/UICRC Photopolymerizations Center at the UI.