Associate Dean for Corporate, Industrial Relations Named at Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering

DURHAM, N.C. -- Russell Holloway has been named associate dean for corporate and industrial relations, a new post, at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering.
As a member of the senior administrative staff, Holloway will be responsible for initiating programs to promote industrial awareness among students and faculty. He will develop summer internships for undergraduates, and cooperative programs for master's students.
He will organize the engineering school's initiative to generate industrial research and technical interactions and support. He also will oversee the establishment and operation of an industrial technology transfer program and define unique ways to identify industry needs.
"Russell Holloway brings an incredible range of skills to this new position," said Pratt School Dean Kristina Johnson. "He is a wonderful addition to the Pratt management team, and we are fortunate to have Mr. Holloway's industrial experiences to assist in deepening our partnerships with industry."
Holloway's appointment at Duke was effective Nov. 15, 2000. Before joining the university, he was director of information processing at the Roses Stores Division of Variety Wholesalers Inc., with responsibility for all corporate information processing, including voice and data networks. He previously served the same firm as senior manager of technology and communications and manager of technical services.
Before that, he was manager of systems management and support for Clark Information Technologies, after holding earlier programmer positions at Clark Equipment's Industrial Truck Division, the General Foods Corporation's Midwest Data Center, and the Motor Wheel Corp.
He holds a bachelor of science degree from Talladega College, did graduate study at Michigan State University, and received a master of arts degree from Duke.