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Abimbola Asojo

Following a comprehensive national search, Morgan State University President David K. Wilson and Provost Hongtao Yu, have appointed a new dean of the School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P).  Distinguished global professor Abimbola O. Asojo, Ph.D., will take lead of the rising architectural school, becoming only its second dean in school history, effective August 2, 2023.

With her appointment, Dr. Asojo will lead a well-established and highly regarded school that offers one of only two professional architecture programs in the State of Maryland and the only such program in Baltimore City. She is charged with leading SA+P program development and expansion and the advancement of the school’s undergraduate and graduate programs.

“The appointment of Dr. Asojo is a welcome addition to the Morgan faculty. Her academic background and professional achievements reflect her continued commitment to pursuing excellence in expanding research beyond the classroom,” said President Wilson. “Under her leadership, I am confident that our students will receive authentic experiential learning opportunities connecting theories and knowledge with real-life scenarios that will expand innovative thinking surrounding architecture and design in neighborhoods and communities.”