Three engineering associate dean candidates slated for campus visits

KALAMAZOO, Mich.--Three finalists for an associate dean position in Western Michigan University's College of Engineering and Applied Sciences will make campus presentations in the coming weeks.

Each of the three candidates for the position of associate dean for undergraduate academic affairs will make an afternoon presentation to the campus community. All three events will be held in the Parkview Room of Floyd Hall. The candidates and the days and times of their presentations are:

Dr. Matthew Cavalli, professor of mechanical engineering at the University of North Dakota, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16

Cavalli vitae


Dr. Decker Hains, master faculty specialist in civil and construction engineering at WMU, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18

Hains vitae


Dr. Ning Fang, professor of engineering education at Utah State University, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23

Fang vitae

The successful candidate will replace Dr. Edmund Tsang, associate dean of undergraduate programs and assessment for the engineering college. He has announced his plans to retire at the end of December, after serving in the role since 2001.