John O. Aje is dean of the Heavin School of Arts, Science and Technology at Thomas Edison State University. He brings an impressive leadership record to Thomas Edison, having held top-level administrative positions as well as developing effective academic programs for applied technology students.
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Dr. Aje joined Thomas Edison State University as dean of the School of Applied Science and Technology in August 2013. Prior to joining the college, Aje was the associate dean for Academic Affairs of the University of Maryland University College, the Graduate School, in Adelphi, Maryland.
Additionally, Aje was the chair and collegiate professor for the Technology and Engineering Systems Department as well as acting chair of the Technology and Engineering Systems Department for the University of Maryland University College, the Graduate School.
Aje earned a DSc in engineering management, an M.S. in engineering management from George Washington University, an M.S. in textile science/engineering from the North Carolina State University, and a B.S. in textile science/technology from Clemson University.
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