Amy Slagell was reappointed as associate dean for academic programs and Wolfgang Kliemann was appointed as interim associated dean for research and graduate studies.
Slagell earned her B.S.C. in communication at Ohio University in 1983. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in rhetoric and American public address at the University of Wisconsin and, before coming to Iowa as the director of the public speaking program in 1996, spent several years teaching in Birmingham, Ala. From 2006-2013 Amy led the Speech Communication Program in the Department of English. She has served as the associate dean for academic programs in the college since 2013. Her research explores contemporary public speaking pedagogy and 19th century public address with a particular focus on the impact of cultural and institutional structures that constrain the visibility and rhetorical choices of women as public speakers.
She will serve a five year term as associate deam for academic programs.
Kliemann, professor of mathematics, received his Ph.D. in 1980 from the University of Bremen, Germany. He has served as department chair in the Department of Mathematics, associate dean for research for the college and the university’s associate vice president for research. Since 1983 at Iowa State, he has received various awards for research and for teaching.
He was appointed as interim associate dean for research and graduate studies effective July 1 through December 31 of 2018. The college is currently seeking candidates for two part-time associate dean positions.