No clear blueprint to assuming Engineering Deanships after all these years.  Where do they come from? 

With ~ 300 accredited Colleges/Schools of Engineering,  where do the Deans typically come from? 

Although the deans of the nation’s 300-plus accredited engineering schools share many characteristics — the vast majority, for example, hold doctorates, and most cut their teeth as classroom instructors — they took a variety of paths to the top.

This summary presents findings from the analysis of information on 186 full-time and interim/acting deans of engineering in the United States. The information consists of the deans’ gender and race/ethnicity as well as their -educational background and career trajectory—the universities from which they earned their doctorate, previous administrative posts, and whether they assumed the deanship at their current institution or by relocating to another or from outside academia.

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The full article may be downloaded here Pathways to Deanship article


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