The New Dean of the Florida A&M University and Florida State University College of Engineering

Yaw D. Yeboah was named dean of the Florida A&M University and Florida State University College of Engineering in Tallahassee. The appointment is effective on July 1. Dr. Yeboah is currently a professor of engineering at Pennsylvania State University.

Dr. Yeboah will be the fifth dean of the jointly operated engineering college which enrolls about 2,250 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students.

Before coming to Penn State, Dr. Yeboah was associate dean for science and engineering at Clark Atlanta University. Previously, he was an engineer for General Electric in Schenectady, New York.

From 1975 to 1979, Dr. Yeboah earned four degrees in four years at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He holds bachelor’s degrees in management and chemistry/chemical engineering, and a master’s degree and Ph.D. in chemical engineering.

Related Articles


Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

Each week, JBHE will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Here are this week’s selections.

The Eutychus Phenomenon

Part of the Eutychus phenomenon is viewing those with diverse viewpoints in the room as fortunate, but not vital contributors. The narrative that affirmative action scours the earth looking for inept candidates to give them what mediocre White people rightfully deserve is oft repeated and sadly, embraced by many.

Three Black Presidents in Higher Education Announce Their Resignations

Cal Poly Humboldt President Tom Jackson, Florida A&M University President Larry Robinson, and Morehouse College President David Thomas have all announced their plans to step down from their respective presidential appointments.

Three African Americans Appointed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Roles in Higher Education

The appointments to diversity positions are Tamara Clegg at the University of Maryland, Andrew Alvez at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, and Kendriana Price at the University of Kentucky.

Featured Jobs