The Design Observer Group


Posted 04.19.11


Auburn University

Vini Nathan Named Dean at Auburn University CADC





Vini Nathan, dean of the School of Architecture at Philadelphia University, has been named dean of Auburn University's College of Architecture, Design and Construction. She will begin at Auburn on July 1.

Nathan has been the dean at Philadelphia University since 1997. Previously, she taught in architecture and interior design programs at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, Michigan State University, the University of Minnesota and New York Institute of Technology.

Nathan was a practicing architect in New Delhi, India, and more recently worked as an architect for Walker Group/CNI in New York. She was part of the team that worked on the Kuala Lumpur City Center, a design venture in conjunction with Cesar Pelli.

She earned a bachelor's degree in architecture from Anna University, India, a master's degree in interior design from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and a Ph.D. in architecture from the University of Michigan.

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