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Office of the Dean
Phone: (208) 885-6470
Toll-free: 88-88-UIDAHO
Fax: (208) 885-6645
Email: deanengr@uidaho.edu

Janssen Engineering (JEB)
Room 125

875 Perimeter Drive MS 1011
Moscow, ID 83844-1011

Dean's Office Directory


Contact Denise Engebrecht
Phone: (208) 364-6123
Fax: (208) 364-3160
Email: denisee@uidaho.edu

Idaho Water Center
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702


Idaho Falls

Contact Debbie Caudle
Phone: (208) 282-7983
Fax: (208) 282-7929
Email: debrac@uidaho.edu

1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

Distance Education

Engineering Outreach
Phone: (208) 885-6373
Toll-free: (800) 824-2889
Fax: (208) 885-9249
E-mail: outreach@uidaho.edu


Goal 4: Organization, Culture, and Climate


  1. Create a sustainable business model for the financial health of the organization, including advancement, enrollment, and research.


    1. Develop a transparent resource allocation model that rewards productivity, performance, and contributes to the greater good of the college.
    2. Set college and departmental targets for student enrollment, research productivity, advancement, etc. with a mechanism for updating them.
  2. Strengthen relationships with alumni and friends of the college.


    1. Effectively utilize advisory boards in support of the college.
    2. Enhance communication practices to promote an identifying brand of the COE.
    3. Develop recognition opportunities for alumni and friends of the college. (Engineering Hall of Fame, honorary degrees, etc.)
    4. Identify and engage new alumni and friends of the college.
  3. Promote a culture that is supportive of all engineering students.


    1. Establish a center for student services to serve the needs of all current & prospective students.
    2. Develop relationships with community colleges to support transfer students before and after transfer.
    3. Actively recruit and retain underrepresented groups and promote professional societies (Society of Women Engineers, National Society of Black Engineers, Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers, etc.) that focus on them.
    4. Strengthen graduate student communities.
  4. Promote a climate of support and respect within the college.


    1. Increase communication and social interaction within the college.
    2. Promote mutual respect for all faculty, staff, and students and address non-collegial behavior promptly.
    3. Develop a system of reward and accountability for a healthy culture & climate.