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UK/CoD welcomes new faculty and staff appointees

September 3, 2013   |   School

There are many new faces in the College of Design in both faculty and administrative positions.

The new appointments to the Dean's staff include CJ Ryan as Director of Development. Mr. Ryan received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, his Master's in education from the University of Notre Dame, and a law degree from the University of Kentucky. His previous appointment was on the Council on Postsecondary Education and as a graduate fellow for the Legislative Research Commission.

Regina Summers joins the staff as the Director of Recruitment. Ms. Summers previously taught first-year architecture studio, and is the co-director of UK/CoD Design Discovery, a summer program for high school students interested in pursuing a career in design.

Rebecca Tucker serves as the administrative assistant to Dean Dickson. She previously worked at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor in the College of  Engineering, the School of Public Health, and the Office of the Registrar.

Several new instructors join the faculty of the School of Architecture. Recent UK/CoD graduates Carrie Wahl and Marc Gannon will teach first-year studio. UK alum Darren Taylor will teach second-year architecture students, and Christopher Manzo will instruct third-year students.

In the School of Interiors, Eun Young Kim and Kimberly Martin will teach first-year studios. Clifford Goss will teach both second-year studio and Digital Media.

In the Department of Historic Preservation, Julie Riesenweber was promoted to full-time lecturer, and Travis Rose returns this year as a lecturer.