Talented Faculty and Staff

Powering all of our achievements are our talented faculty and staff. They educate and support our students, conduct groundbreaking research and ensure the business of our University is handled with care and precision.

It is because of our dedicated employees that Forbes recognized the University as a great place to work on their “America’s Best Mid-Sized Employers 2021” list.

Welcoming new Niners

You are a Niner!

Over the past year, we welcomed two-hundred and thirty-five new employees to Niner Nation, including several new faculty and staff leaders:

  • Robert Keynton, Dean of the College of Engineering
  • Byron White, Associate Provost of Urban Research and Community Engagement
  • Claire Kirby, Associate Provost for Enrollment Management (new position)
  • Kimberly “Casey” Tullos, Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs for Housing and Residence Life (new position)
  • Steve Schmid, Belk-Woodward Distinguished Professor in Engineering
  • Charles Jenckes, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and national expert in his field
  • Sekou Cooke, Director of the Master of Urban Design program


Recognizing excellence


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