Office of the Dean

The dean is the leader of the college. In addition to numerous administrative duties, the dean works collaboratively with the college's department heads, research center directors and assistant deans to develop and implement the college's myriad initiatives and realize its goals and vision. The administrative staff in the Office of the Dean supports the dean and the college at large.

Jorge Vanegas

Jorge Vanegas

Dean, Professor of Architecture
979.845.1223
jvanegas@tamu.edu

Jorge Vanegas, dean of the Texas A&M College of Architecture is a professor of architecture, director of the college's Center for Housing and Urban Development, holder of the college's Sandy and Bryan Mitchell Master Builder Endowed Chair, and an expert in built environment sustainability and advanced project delivery strategies.

He began serving as interim dean of the college July 9, 2008 and was appointed dean by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on July 17, 2009.

A registered architect in Colombia, Vanegas holds a degree in architecture from Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Columbia as well as Master of Science and doctorate degrees in construction engineering and management from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University in California.

Vanegas' primary areas of expertise include built environment sustainability and advanced strategies, tools, and methods for integrated capital asset delivery. His scholarly focus also includes management, creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship for the architecture, engineering and construction industry.

Associate Deans

Lou-Tassinary

Louis G. Tassinary

Executive Associate Dean, Professor of Visualization
979.847.9351
ltassinary@arch.tamu.edu

Leslie Feigenbaum

Leslie Feigenbaum

Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
979.845.7886
leslief@tamu.edu

Elton Abbott

Elton Abbott

Assistant Dean for International Programs and Initiatives, Associate Professor of Practice
979.458.1137
eabbott@arkitex.com

Chris Novosad

Chris Novosad

Assistant Dean for Finance
979.845.1258
cjn@tamu.edu

Sue Wade

Sue Wade

Assistant to the Dean
979.845.1223
swade@arch.tamu.edu




Contact Information

  • Location: Langford A202
  • Phone: 979.845.1222
  • Fax: 979.845.4491
Mailing Address
College of Architecture
3137 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843-3137