Administrative Offices

Dean of Engineering

Engineering Cabinet

Engineering Leadership Team

The Engineering Leadership Team (ELT) is composed of the Dean's Cabinet, the academic unit Heads, and the Purdue Engineering Initiative (PEI) chairs.

Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs oversees all activities including, but not limited to, faculty hiring and retention, dual career, faculty promotion and tenure, faculty and staff recognition, and other faculty and staff issues.


Communications supports the Dean's Office of the College by providing oversight and coordination for Engineering publicity, publications, marketing, advertising, and strategic communications.

Communications Toolkit for the College of Engineering

Engineering Advancement

Supports the mission of Purdue engineering by facilitating annual contributions, endowed gifts, planned gifts, corporate gifts, and pledges.

Facilities and Operations

Responsible for budget analysis and financial management (with Financial Affairs Office); data analysis and reporting; external survey management; facilities planning and management; safety and emergency planning; and staff and human resources management. Office Directory

Financial Affairs

Responsible for budget analysis (with RPM); provides information about College and University resources and procedures for engineering faculty and staff.

Graduate Education

The Office of Graduate Education oversees and coordinates graduate programs within the College of Engineering. It administers College of Engineering fellowship programs, serves as a liaison within the Graduate School, coordinates efforts to improve the quality of life for graduate students in the College, and promotes programs to help graduate students develop skills necessary for leadership roles in the technical community. The office also supports the development of interdisciplinary programs and encourages graduate student participation in them.

Office of Graduate Programs
Purdue University
Seng-Liang Wang Hall
516 Northwestern Avenue, Suite 4000
West Lafayette, IN 47906

Phone: 765-494-4873
Fax: 765-496-1466

Information Technology

Provides direction for information technology to the College of Engineering in support of Purdue Engineering's strategic goals.

Research and Innovation

Coordinates research initiatives, centers, labs and facilities within the College of Engineering, and provides assistance with intellectual property, patents, and commercialization.

Support Services

Supervises administrative assistants and assists with the planning of support resources.

Undergraduate Education

In charge of all undergraduate engineering cross-cutting programs: Cooperative Education Program, Engineering Honors Program, Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS), Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP), First Year Engineering, Minority Engineering Program, Women in Engineering Program, Indiana Space Grant Consortium, Undergraduate Engineering Recruitment, and Undergraduate Scholarships.