First De Montfort dean

De Montfort University has appointed Professor Alan Short as the first dean of its Faculty of Art and Design. Short, who designed the university’s Queens Building, will continue to work with his London practice, Short & Associates.

De Montfort University has appointed Professor Alan Short as the first dean of its Faculty of Art and Design. Short, who designed the university’s Queens Building, will continue to work with his London practice, Short & Associates.

Short beat internal applicants, thought to include Philip Sullivan, head of the School for Design and Manufacture, and Professor Vincent Shadlock, head of Applied Arts and Design.

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