W. Lance Haynes, professor of speech and media studies, was named chair of arts, languages and philosophy in November.
James Drallmeier, Curators’ Teaching Professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, became chair of that department on Jan. 1.
William P. Schonberg, professor and chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, received a NASA Engineering and Safety Center Honor Award for outstanding leadership, technical insight and support of micrometeoroid and orbital debris protection and damage prediction.
S.N. Balakrishnan, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and an expert in developing missile guidance, was named Curators’ Professor of aerospace engineering during commencement on Dec. 18.
Roger A. LaBoube, Curators’ Teaching Professor emeritus of civil engineering, was named director of the Student Design and Experiential Learning Center in December.
The Career Opportunities Center became the career opportunities and employer relations department on Jan. 1. The name change better reflects the services the department offers.