Robert Rome has been named to the newly created position of associate dean for development and planning at the School of Engineering at Brown University. Rome began his duties on February 4 and is responsible for development of expanded master’s programs, growth of industry connections, planning for space growth of the School, communications, development, and diversity initiatives.
Rome comes to College Hill from the University of California San Diego, where he was the chief operations officer of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He brings a wealth of experience in development, student affairs, graduate program development, and financial management.
Rome holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from American University and a master’s degree in education from the University of Pennsylvania.