Bowman named first endowed chair of construction leadership
January 27, 2014
Mike Bowman has been named UW-Stout's first endowed chair in
the construction department.
Bowman, an assistant professor, will be the Hans Timper
Chair of Construction Leadership for three years.
The new position is designated for the person who is chair
of the department and director of the undergraduate Bachelor of Science construction
program, both titles that Bowman holds.
UW-Stout officials collaborated with the program advisory
board, made up of alumni and construction industry professionals, to develop
The Hans Timper chair is expected to provide leadership
in areas of department administration, curriculum, personnel and guiding the
vision of the department.
Timper, from Menomonie, was a
longtime instructor in the department and remains a member of the program
UW-Stout's program is a national
leader in providing professionals in AEC — architecture, engineering,
and construction — through teaching, research, scholarship, service and
partnerships with business and industry.
For more information about the program, click here.