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Thompson to step down as dean in September

Portrait of James E. Thompson

James E. Thompson

University of Missouri Interim Provost Ken Dean announced James E. Thompson will step down as dean of the MU College of Engineering effective Sept. 1, 2014.

“Dean Thompson leaves the College of Engineering well positioned to move to the next level in research and cutting-edge, market-responsive educational programs,” Dean said. “He has built a strong engineering program, and we are indebted to him for his years of tireless work on behalf of MU.”

Read the full release from the MU News Bureau here.

Thompson has served as dean of the college since 1994.