Shannon To Lead Trine

John Shannon, is named the 17th president of Trine University. He will officially take the position as President effective on June 1st. Rick James, chair of the university’s board of trustees, made the announcement…following a board search to replace Dr. Earl Brooks, who is retiring after 23-years as Trine president. Dr. Shannon currently serves as Trine provost and senior vice president. The position was created last year to provide additional leadership resources to accommodate growing enrollment and expanded academic offerings, and to enable the university to fully explore and embrace exciting opportunities. Before being named provost, Dr. Shannon served two stints as vice president for academic affairs at Trine, first from 2012 to 2015, and returning in 2018 after leading academics at the Indiana Institute of Technology in the interim. Prior to serving as Trine’s vice president for academic affairs, he was dean and professor in the university’s Jannen School of Arts and Sciences for five years.

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