Alfredo Artiles (M.Ed. ’89, Ph.D. ’92 Spec Ed) was appointed dean of Arizona State University’s Graduate Education. He will assume his new responsibilities July 1, 2016. He is currently associate dean of academic affairs at ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College and the Ryan C. Harris Professor of Special Education. Artiles was the featured speaker at the 2015 Ridley Lecture and was named by the Curry School Foundation as the 2009 Distinguished Alumnus.