Colorado State University Chooses New Dean for College of Engineering

Neal C. Gallagher, chairman of the department of electrical engineering at the University of Delaware, has been selected as new dean of the College of Engineering at Colorado State University.

Gallagher, who is Charles Black Evans Professor of Electrical Engineering at Delaware, holds a doctorate in electrical engineering from Princeton University. Prior to beginning his service at Delaware in 1994, Gallagher taught at both Case Western University and Purdue University. He is an accomplished scholar and researcher who has been honored by several professional engineering societies, and who has authored 83 journal articles, presented 106 papers and delivered 30 invited lectures in addition to many other scholarly activities.

"It is a pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr. Gallagher, who will provide vision and leadership that will keep the College of Engineering’s programs in the forefront of educational excellence and lead the college into the new millennium," said Loren Crabtree, provost of Colorado State University.

Gallagher will join the College of Engineering on July 1, 1999.