Alan West has been appointed as new Department Chair

Alan West has been elected by the faculty to serve a three-year term as Departmental Chair which began on July 1, 2016.  He has worked with many alumni in the past and looks forward to continuing to advance interactions with our departmental alumni and friends.  Professor West says he is happy to accept the responsibilities of the chair at a time after the department has experienced extraordinary growth under the leadership of Sanat Kumar as well as our dean, Mary Boyce.  Professor West said that as the department continues to grow and to provide the best possible opportunities for our students, increasing interactions with our alumni will be vital.


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