Interim Dean of Faculty / Dean of Arts and Humanities
219 Markle Hall

Other Titles

  • Professor of Art History


  • Ph.D. and M.A., Princeton University
  • M.A., Washington University in St. Louis
  • B.A., University of Puget Sound

The Dean of the Faculty is responsible for all faculty hiring (tenure-track, visiting, and adjunct positions) and also oversees staff hiring within the academic division. The Dean has responsibility for faculty diversity and retention, faculty teaching loads, and faculty personnel issues including informal conflict resolution. The Dean has oversight and responsibility for orientation programs for new faculty and new Department Heads and Program Chairs, and faculty mentoring and development programs. The Dean of the Faculty assists the Provost on sabbatical and leave requests, faculty salaries, and Department Head and Program Chair appointments.

The Dean of the Faculty serves ex officio on the Diversity, Faculty Academic Policy, and Governance committees.

The Dean of the Faculty reports to the Provost.