POTSDAM -- Ian Hazen was named director of Facilities and Services at Clarkson University in June. He has served as the University Engineer since 2008.
Hazen will lead in the implementation of Clarkson's master plan goals, which guide the development of facilities and space utilization to maximize initiatives that strengthen academic excellence, world-class residential programs and integrated student life activities.
He will oversee the Service Center, Grounds Department, Maintenance Department, Custodial Department, Business Services, Project Management Office, and construction. He also will serve as a member of the president's cabinet, the emergency response team, and the signage committee.
Hazen came to Clarkson after working for the St. Lawrence County Highway Department as a senior civil engineer for nearly 10 years. He received both his bachelor of science and master of science degrees in civil engineering from Clarkson University.
Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and health sciences, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.