Designer Robert Probst was chosen to lead the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) as its new dean in July 2008. Robert is recognized for his own professional design excellence and is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale, an elite group of the best professionals in graphic design worldwide. Probst is one of only about 80 designers in North America who are part of this distinguished organization.
He has also filled a national leadership role with the Society for Environmental Graphic Design, has been active on the group’s board, has led the SEGD’s Education Foundation and is an SEGD fellow.
Probst served as interim DAAP dean since August 2007, upon the retirement of former dean, Judith Koroscik. His new appointment to permanently head the college became effective July 1, 2008.