Craig Clark and William Dean named Appalachian Teaching Fellows

Craig ClarkProfessor William C. DeanAlfred State’s Craig Clark, executive director of the Wellsville campus and dean of the School of Applied Technology and William Dean, professor of Architecture and Design, have been named as Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Teaching Fellows.

As ARC fellows, Clark and Dean are responsible for administering the Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP) on the Alfred campuses. Led by the Consortium of Appalachian Centers and Institutes, the ATP offers students a unique opportunity to conduct active community-based research on their campuses.

Created by the U.S. Congress, ARC is a unique partnership between the federal government and the governors of the 13 Appalachian states designed to improve economic opportunities throughout the Region. Additional information on ARC can be found at