Scranton Named Interim Dean of Engineering

Friday, September 24, 2010

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.