Administrative Offices

Dean of Engineering

Engineering Cabinet

Engineering Leadership Team

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

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.

Data Analysis and Information

Provide the Cabinet with decision support capabilities through standardizing data collection, storage and reporting at the college level.

Engineering Advancement

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

Financial Affairs

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

Graduate Education and Interdisciplinary Programs

The Office of Graduate Education and Interdisciplinary Programs 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 Education and Interdisciplinary Programs Purdue University Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering 701 West Stadium Avenue, Room 2000 West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045 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.


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

Resource Planning and Management

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

Strategic Planning and Assessment

Supports the process of defining, communicating, assessing, and reporting the results of the Purdue Engineering Strategic Plan.

Support Services

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

Undergraduate Education

In charge of all undergraduate engineering programs: Cooperative Education Program, Engineering Projects in Community Service, (EPICS), Minority Engineering Program, Undergraduate Engineering Recruitment, Undergraduate Scholarships, and the Women in Engineering Program.