Thompson to step down as dean in September
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.”
Thompson has served as dean of the college since 1994.