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Dean of Engineering Search

The University of Missouri seeks an innovative and collaborative leader to serve as Dean for the College of Engineering. Reporting to the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost, the Dean for the College of Engineering serves as the academic unit’s chief executive and academic officer, and will work closely with the college’s faculty, staff, students, alumni, business/industry leaders, and the broader university leadership to advance academic and strategic initiatives.

Search Committee

Christopher Daubert - Chair Vice Chancellor & Dean, CAFNR - Chair
Yaw Adu-Gyamfi Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Keisha Avery PhD student, Bioengineering
Inya Baiye Assistant Vice Chancellor for Inclusive Excellence and Strategic Initiatives, Division of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity
Janae Bradley PhD student, Industrial and Bioengineering
Bill Buttlar Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Brandon Guffey Director of Administrative Operations and Faculty Success, College of Engineering
Kevin Heyen Senior Executive Director for Principal Gifts and Campaign Manager, Office of Advancement
Heather Hunt Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering, Director of Undergraduate Studies, College of Engineering
Sanjeev Khanna Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Caroline Langley MU Engineering Student Council
Matthew Martens Associate Provost for Academic Programs, Office of the Provost
Ronald McGarvey Associate Professor, Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Mark McIntosh MU Vice Chancellor for Research & Economic Development
John Middleton Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty Council Vice Chair
Tommy Sewell Professor, Department of Chemistry and Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Chi-Ren Shyu Director, University of Missouri Informatics Institute, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Gary Ward Vice Chancellor for Operations and Chief Operating Officer
Ron Wood External Constituent, Black & Veatch
Liz Zufall Executive Assistant, Office for Civil Rights and Title IX, member, MU Staff Advisory Council
Martin Baker Buffin Baker
Tim McIntosh Director, Office of Recruitment, UM System
Paige Noble Recruitment Administrator
Teresa Davis Senior Executive Assistant, Vice Chancellor & Dean of CAFNR



Search Timeline

  • January: Search Committee Launch Meeting
  • March: Search Committee Semi-Finalist Selection and Interviews
  • April: On Campus Interviews
  • May: Selection and Announcement

Nominations and Application Instructions

Nominations, applications, and inquiries of interest may be sent in confidence to the University’s executive search consultant:
Martin M. Baker, Managing Partner
10 Cadillac Drive, Suite 190
Brentwood, TN 37027

Please send any additional inquiries or feedback to


Reviewed 2020-02-28