Cloke Plaza

Cloke_PaulPaul Cloke was the dean of the College of Engineering from 1926–50, holding the longest term as dean in the college’s history. He led the college through both times of challenges, such as the Great Depression and WWII, as well as times of growth, including the opening of Crosby Lab, the Machine Tool Lab, and Boardman Hall. Cloke was interested in educational training for engineers and the curricula reflected pursuits.