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K-State Today

May 26, 2023

Kingery-Page appointed acting dean by K-State provost

Submitted by Division of Communications and Marketing

Katie Kingery-Page, associate dean and professor in Kansas State University's College of Architecture, Planning & Design, has been appointed acting dean for the college by Provost and Executive Vice President Chuck Taber. This appointment is effective from June 11-30, after which Michael McClure will join K-State as APDesign dean.

"Katie is an outstanding leader with the trust and respect of faculty and staff across the university," Taber said. "We thank her for serving in this capacity to ensure a smooth transition."

After joining K-State in 2004, Kingery-Page taught in the landscape architecture program for 15 years and built a national reputation as an engaged scholar working with a variety of communities to create resilient outdoor spaces. Kingery-Page was named associate dean in 2019 and professor in 2021. She also serves as APDesign's associate dean of research and leads the college's Office of Student & Academic Services.

Kingery-Page earned her bachelor's degree from Wichita State University and studied ecology and art theory through Antioch College and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She earned a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from K-State. Prior to teaching, she worked in an interdisciplinary design practice focused on downtown development. She is a licensed landscape architect in the state of Kansas.