Office of the Dean

The School of Architecture’s Dean’s Office is the executive center of the school. We lead and support the academic, administrative and financial efforts of departments and units to achieve excellence in teaching, research and service.

Location
Coke Building, Suites 301 and 304

Phone
979.845.1222

Fax
979.845.4491

Mailing Address
School of Architecture
3137 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843-3137

What We Do

The Dean’s Office enables the school to carry out its mission to:

  • Educate the best-prepared graduates
  • Support innovative research and creative works
  • Make a difference in communities through outreach and service

The Dean’s Office handles the programmatic, human resource and fiscal management of the school. Our team of academic and administrative professionals ensure that our programs and units operate effectively and efficiently.

The office serves as a liaison between the faculty, staff and students of the School of Architecture and entities across the Texas A&M University System, the state and nation. Our office develops and maintains relationships with a variety of community, industry and academic partners and peers. We also ensure that the school meets applicable requirements from accrediting bodies, the university and the Texas A&M University System.

The Office of the Dean oversees:

  • Academic excellence
  • Innovative research and outreach efforts
  • Impactful study abroad and study away experiences
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • School budget and finances
  • Human resources

Meet our Team

Deans

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Patrick Suermann

Interim Dean, Associate Professor

979.458.3477 Email Patrick Suermann
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Shannon Van Zandt

Professor, Executive Associate Dean

979.458.1223 Email Shannon Van Zandt
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Leslie Feigenbaum

Associate Dean for International Programs and Facilities; Senior Lecturer

979.845.7886 Email Leslie Feigenbaum
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Deidra Davis

Instructional Assistant Professor, Assistant Dean of Diversity & Inclusion

979.458.1310 Email Deidra Davis
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Shelley D. Holliday

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

979.845.7885 Email Shelley D. Holliday
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Katie Reed

Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies

979.845.6579 Email Katie Reed
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Chris Novosad

Assistant Dean for Finance & Administration

979.845.1258 Email Chris Novosad

Staff

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Shelly Martin

Executive Assistant to the Dean

979.845.1223 Email Shelly Martin
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Megan Thatcher

Administrative Coordinator

9798458035 Email Megan Thatcher