UA Reappoints Jeff Shannon to Lead Fay Jones Architecture School

Jeff Shannon has been reappointed to a five-year term as dean of the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas, the school announced Wednesday.

Shannon has served as dean of the renowned Fay Jones School of Architecture since 2000.

"Jeff Shannon has done an excellent job, lately working under difficult conditions as Vol Walker Hall is renovated," said UA Provost Sharon Gaber. "But his enthusiasm for the Fay Jones School, his obvious love for its students and faculty, and his vision for its future are inspiring. I’m pleased he agreed to continue in this important leadership role."

Shannon also is the executive editor and founder of the publishing collaboration between the school and the University of Arkansas Press, which began in 2009, according to a press release.