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06/18/13
Dr. Henry Foley to join University of Missouri

Congratulations to Dr. Henry Foley who has been selected as the new Executive Vice President for the University of Missouri system.

Dr. Foley's contributions to Penn State have been enormous - he served as the Chemical Engineering Department Head from 2000 - 2004 followed by positions as Associate Vice President for Research, Dean of the College of Information Sciences and Technology, and currently Vice President of Research and Dean of the Graduate School.

We wish Dr. Foley all the best on this new opportunity.

http://news.psu.edu/story/279067/2013/06/11/administration/penn-state-vp-foley-named-university-missouri-system.

10/26/11
Greater Philadelphia Innovation Cluster (GPIC) receiving $1.3 million in research funds

"We are pleased to provide these awards to outstanding organizations," said Henry Foley, executive director of GPIC and Penn State vice president for research. "The selected projects reflect the priorities and areas of need for GPIC where additional research will contribute significantly toward meeting GPIC goals and spurring innovation."

Part of the funding was awarded by the U. S. Department of Energy, in a competitive process for GPIC to become a national Energy Innovation Hub.

The major goal of GPIC is to transition the economy to achieve a 50 percent reduction of energy use in buildings. GPIC focuses on full spectrum retrofit of existing average size commercial and multi-family residential buildings.

Lead by Penn State, GPIC comprises 90 organizations based in the Philadelphia Navy Yard with the shared goals of national energy independence and economic development.

View the complete story "$1.3 million awarded by GPIC hub for energy efficiency research" on Penn State Live.

11/16/09
Henry C. Foley named new Vice President for Research  

Henry C. Foley, dean of Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology, has been named the University's vice president for research and dean of the Graduate School.

Dr. Foley was Walter L. Robb Family Endowed Chair and head of the Department of Chemical Engineering from 2000-2004.

View the complete article, "Penn State names new vice president for research" on The Penn State Live Web Site.

11/9/2006
Dr. Henry Foley named Dean of I.S.T.

University Park, Pa. -- Henry C. "Hank" Foley, associate vice president for research and director of strategic initiatives, has been appointed dean of the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST).

View the complete story on Penn State Live.

6/2/2006
Dr. Henry Foley named Interim Dean of I.S.T.

Henry C. "Hank" Foley, associate vice president for research and director of strategic initiatives, has been appointed interim dean of the College of Information Sciences & Technology.

Foley, who holds a doctorate in physical chemistry from Penn State, returned to the University in 2000 as the Walter L. Robb family endowed chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering.

In 2004 he accepted his current position, where he has been responsible for providing overall leadership of Penn State's Animal Resource Program, Center for Space Research, Homeland Security Council, Marine Corps Research University and the Worldwide University Network. He also was charged with development of major new initiatives and working closely with state and federal agencies.

Foley will assume leadership of I.S.T. beginning July 1.

7/1/2004
Dr. Henry Foley named associate vice president for research

Henry Foley, Walter L. Robb Chair and Head of Chemical Engineering, has been named Associate Vice President for Research and Director of Strategic Initiatives. Andrew Zydney, professor of chemical engineering, has been appointed interim department head of chemical engineering. Both Foley and Zydney begin their new roles July 1, 2004.

In his new position, Foley will be responsible for providing overall leadership of the Animal Resource Program, Center for Space Research, Homeland Security Council, Marine Corps Research University, and the Worldwide University Network. He will also assist with the development of major new initiatives and work closely with state and federal agencies.

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