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EX-99 - PRESS RELEASE - DYNASIL CORP OF AMERICAdysl8k-112911ex99.txt

                          UNITED STATES
                     Washington, D.C.  20549

                            Form 8-K

                         Current Report
    Pursuant to section 13 or 15(D) of the Securities Act of

  Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 22, 2011

                 Dynasil Corporation of America
     (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

       Delaware                                     22-1734088
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  (State or other                                  (IRS Employer
  jurisdiction of incorporation)                 Identification No.)

              44 Hunt Street, Watertown, MA 02472
            (Address of principal executive offices)

                         (617)- 668-6855
      (Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
                      Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 5.02 DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; COMPENSATORY ARRANGEMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS. On November 22, 2011, the Board of Directors of Dynasil Corporation of America ("Dynasil" or the "Company") promoted Steven K. Ruggieri to President and Chief Executive Officer of Dynasil effective immediately. The Board of Directors also elected Mr. Ruggieri a Director of the Company. Mr. Ruggieri, age 60, has served as President of Dynasil since May 17, 2011 when he succeeded Craig T. Dunham. The press release announcing this change is attached as Exhibit 99.1. The terms of Mr. Ruggieri's employment and compensation will continue to be governed by his Employment Letter, dated April 13, 2011 and filed with the Company's Form 8-K dated April 19, 2011. ITEM 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits. (d) Exhibits Exhibit 99.1 Press release, dated November 29, 2011, issued by Dynasil Corporation of America
SIGNATURES Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized. DYNASIL CORPORATION OF AMERICA Date: November 29, 2011 By: /s/ Steven K. Ruggieri ----------------------------- Steven K. Ruggieri President and CEO
EXHIBIT INDEX Exhibit 99.1 Press release, dated November 29, 2011, issued by Dynasil Corporation of America