University Museums

Title: Jonathan Wickert
Name: Portrait
Date: 2013
Medium: Oil on canvas
Classification: Paintings
Credit Line: Commissioned by College of Engineering and the University Museums.
Object Number: U2013.63
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Wickert joined Iowa State in 2007 as chair of the department of mechanical engineering and the Larry and Pam Pithan Professor, and he was appointed dean of engineering and James and Katherine Melsa Professor in 2009. His tenure as dean was characterized by a focus on student success and learning, as well as an expanded research portfolio, increased effectiveness of the college’s administration, and greater gender, racial, and ethnic diversity across all engineering programs. Wickert was named senior vice president and provost in 2012, and is responsible for the university’s educational, research, and extension and outreach programs.