Excerpt from press release:
Ann F. McKenna, vice dean of strategic advancement at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University and professor of engineering in the Polytechnic School, has been named dean of the University of Iowa College of Engineering. She will begin on Aug. 16.
McKenna has been at Arizona State University since August 2010, serving in numerous roles including director of the Polytechnic School, interim vice dean for research and innovation, and chair of the Department of Engineering.
McKenna earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1988; a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Drexel University in 1991; and a PhD in engineering education from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2001.