Professor Paul R. Gray has been appointed the new dean of the College of Engineering following approval by the Board of Regents May 15, while award-winning author Orville H. Schell is to become dean of the Graduate School of Journalism Aug. 15.
Gray is professor and former chair of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences. He holds the Edgar R. and Harold H. Buttner Chair in Electrical Engineering. A member of the National Academy of Engineering, he is well known for his work on analog integrated circuits.
Gray will replace David A. Hodges, who will remain on the faculty. He is stepping down July 1 after six years as dean of engineering.
An expert on China, Schell has written seven books on the subject, has been a correspondent for New Yorker Magazine and was program consultant for the Emmy-winning CBS 60 Minutes report "Made in China."
He will replace Tom Goldstein, who has been dean of the school since 1988 and who will resume faculty duties after taking a sabbatical.
Schell received his MA in Chinese Studies at Berkeley in 1967.