New Interim Dean

New Interim Dean joins our team!

Mike WardDr. Mike Ward joined CSU, Chico 25 years ago as a faculty member in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.   He has served as a Department Chair, Associate Dean, and Dean of the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Construction Management.  He has also served as Interim Dean of the College of Business, and now serves as Interim Dean of the College of Natural Sciences.  Mike has played a leadership role with regard to program assessment and engineering and regional accreditation to name a few.  He maintains a passion for teaching excellence and student success, as well as his work to support regional economic development, entrepreneurial ventures and partnerships that benefit our community.