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Arts and Sciences dean search


Jun 5, 2023
Arts and Sciences dean search

A national search is now underway to recognize the subsequent dean of the University of Delaware College of Arts and Sciences, UD President Dennis Assanis and Provost Laura Carlson announced on Monday, June five.

A search advisory committee has been appointed, and an executive search firm retained.

“As our biggest college, CAS plays a part in the education of almost each and every UD student and drives a substantial share of our investigation, scholarship, innovation and neighborhood engagement activities,” Assanis mentioned. “Through this search course of action, we appear forward to identifying an achieved, visionary and inspiring leader who can catalyze collaboration across disciplines and with the other colleges to continue advancing our mission.”

Carlson noted, “Embracing the drive for excellence that permeates UD, we are looking for a collaborative and revolutionary dean who shares this commitment and will additional extend the attain and influence of CAS across campus and about the globe.”

Co-chairing the search advisory committee for the subsequent CAS dean are Wendy Bellion, associate dean for the humanities in CAS and the Sewell C. Biggs Chair in American Art History, and Louis Rossi, dean of the Graduate College and vice provost for graduate and skilled education.

Members of the search committee are:

  • Kimberly Blockett, chair and professor, Africana research

  • Jonathan Cox, associate professor, art and design and style

  • Mary Dozier, professor, psychological and brain sciences and Unidel Amy Elizabeth du Pont Chair in Youngster Improvement

  • Velia Fowler, chair and professor, biological sciences

  • Alan Fox, professor, philosophy, and acting director, Islamic research

  • Joseph Fox, professor, chemistry and biochemistry

  • Chad Gasta, chair and professor, languages, literatures and cultures

  • Julie Hatoum, undergraduate student, engineering, and president, Student Government Association

  • James Morrison, professor, Biden College of Public Policy and Administration

  • Jennifer Naccarelli, associate chair and associate professor, girls and gender research

  • Edmund Nowak, chair and professor, physics and astronomy

  • Alan Parkes, graduate student, history, and Hagley Scholar

  • Maria Purciello, associate professor, music history and literature, and director of graduate research

  • David Teague, associate director, Associate in Arts System, and professor, English

  • Jennifer Trivedi, assistant professor, anthropology, and core faculty, Disaster Investigation Center

  • Donna Woulfe, associate professor, biological sciences, and director, Interdisciplinary Science Mastering Center

  • Alison Yerger, chief operations officer, College of Arts and Sciences

Assisting with the search will be Education Executives, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in searches for larger education leadership.

The College of Arts and Sciences is nationally recognized for its exceptional educational experiences and for integrating instruction, investigation, and public engagement. With 24 academic departments in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and organic sciences, additional than 25 centers, applications, and institutes, and featuring outstanding investigation and teaching facilities, CAS serves more than 7,500 students, supported by additional than 400 employees and 600 faculty members. The College’s faculty members emphasize the enduring worth of an arts and sciences education and a deep commitment to excellence in scholarship and all types of inventive and intellectual expression.

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