News from Pittwire

James R. Martin II, professor and chair of the Department of Civil Engineering at Clemson University, has been named dean of Pitt's Swanson School of Engineering, effective Aug. 15.

Amy J. Wildermuth, associate vice president for faculty and academic affairs at the University of Utah, has been named dean of Pitt's School of Law.

After 18 years as dean of the School of Dental Medicine and many more years at the University of Pittsburgh in various roles, Thomas W. Braun (A&S ’69, DEN ’73G, ’73G, ’77G) has retired.