Here is the press release from the KCAD Web site:
Oliver H. Evans, President of Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University, has announced that the college has opened the 2010-2011 academic year with a new administrative position in place. Max S. Shangle, former Chair of the Furniture Design Program, has been named Dean of the College.
Shangle’s new role will focus on program development and program compliance while developing improvement in communication between programs, between academic departments and between programs and administration. He will also be planning for future growth of the college and its facilities, classrooms and the demands of such growth.
Shangle has been with Kendall 30 years. In addition to serving Kendall in the classroom, Shangle has also served as Chair of the College Senate where he was responsible for curriculum, compliance and shared governance. He has also served as Coordinator/Co-creator of the MBA Certificate in Design and Innovation Management offerings housed at the college. Shangle has played a key role in the furniture industry serving on numerous juries in furniture design competition among students, including the prestigious Pinnacle Awards for the American Society of Furniture Designers, and Design Emphasis for the International Woodworking Fair. He has lectured both nationally and internationally on furniture design and manufacturing subjects and has authored several furniture related articles.
For the full press release, check here.