As the academic year draws to a close, several architecture schools have announced changes in leadership.
Monica Ponce de Leon, principal at Office dA, which she founded in Boston in 1991 with Nader Tehrani, was appointed dean of the University of Michigan’s A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. She starts her new position on September 1. Leon is leaving Harvard’s Graduate School of Design (GSD), where she is director of its digital lab. She joined the GSD faculty in 1996 after teaching at the University of Miami, Northeastern University, and the Georgia Institute of Technology.