On the Move: Monica Ponce de Leon Named Dean of Princeton School of Architecture

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June 2, 2015

7-Monica-Ponce-de-Leon_1150Monica Ponce de Leon, a pioneering educator and award-winning architect, has been selected as the next dean of the Princeton University School of Architecture. Her appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2016. Ponce de Leon will continue to serve as vice chair of the executive committee for the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru).

Ponce de Leon has served as dean of the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor since 2008, where she is also the Eliel Saarinen Collegiate Professor of Architecture and Urban Planning. Before her appointment at the University of Michigan, Ponce de Leon was a professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where she served on the faculty for 12 years.

Click here to read the announcement on the Princeton University website.

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