Stevens Institute of Technology Launches Search for Dean of the Wesley J. Howe School of Technology Management

Experienced leader sought to grow and advance Stevens’ business school and its programs

5/19/2011

Hoboken, NJ – Stevens Institute of Technology has launched a search for Dean of the Wesley J. Howe School of Technology Management. The University invites nominations and applications for the position.

Built on a rich, 140-year heritage in engineering and science, Stevens is a leader in innovation in science, technology and business. Established in 1997, the Howe School was founded on Stevens’ extensive legacy within the field of management. From alumni Frederick Winslow Taylor and Henry Gantt’s historic contributions to business and management practices, to the establishment of the first school of technology management in the nation, Stevens is uniquely positioned. Extensive partnerships and collaboration with industry, government and other universities contribute to the vibrant ecosystem which distinguishes the University.

"We are looking for a dynamic thought leader to lead the Howe School of Technology Management to new heights of educational, research, and service oriented achievements," stated Dr. Dinesh Verma, Dean of the School of Systems & Enterprises at Stevens, and chair of the Search Committee for the Howe School Dean.

“The Howe School requires a leader whose priority is to help increase the footprint and impact of the unique and important programs offered,” said Interim President and Provost, Dr. George P. Korfiatis. “This search is crucial as we seek someone who can raise the profile of the School while enhancing and growing our offerings.”

The Search Committee is currently accepting applications and nominations for the position. For more details on the search, please visit the Howe School Dean Search website.

About Stevens Institute of Technology

Founded in 1870, Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University™, lives at the intersection of industry, academics and research.  The University's students, faculty and partners leverage their collective real-world experience and culture of innovation, research and entrepreneurship to confront global challenges in engineering, science, systems and technology management.

Based in Hoboken, N.J. and with a location in Washington, D.C., Stevens offers baccalaureate, master’s, certificates and doctoral degrees in engineering, the sciences and management, in addition to baccalaureate degrees in business and liberal arts.  Stevens has been recognized by both the US Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Excellence in the areas of systems engineering and port security research. The University has a total enrollment of more than 2,350 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students with almost 450 faculty. Stevens’ graduate programs have attracted international participation from China, India, Southeast Asia, Europe and Latin America as well as strategic partnerships with industry leaders, governments and other universities around the world.  Additional information may be obtained at www.stevens.edu and /news