Katherine Ankerson, professor and head of the Department of Interior Architecture and Product Design at Kansas State University, has accepted appointment as dean of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Architecture. [...]
Ankerson, who was a professor and associate dean in the UNL architecture college from 1996 to 2011 before her tenure at Kansas State, will assume the dean's post July 1. — University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Scott Killinger was named interim dean of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's College of Architecture, the university said Thursday. [...]
Killinger, who replaces interim dean Kim Wilson, will also be responsible for helping UNL find a permanent dean of the College of Architecture. The college has been without a permanent dean since Wayne Drummond left the post in 2011. — journalstar.com
Merging the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Architecture with another college is a disaster waiting to happen, a handful of architects said Friday.
They were attending the NU Board of Regents meeting to protest plans to merge the architecture program with the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts. A merger could water down the quality of the architecture program and diminish the respect it commands, the architects told the board. — Omaha World-Herald
One college on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus focuses on designing space through research and critical thinking.
The other offers space for artists to expand their creativity in visual and performing arts and communications.
Beginning in the 2015-16 academic year, the UNL College of Architecture and the Hixon-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts could merge under a proposal announced by university administrators last week. — journalstar.com
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