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UMSL Dean of Arts & Sciences

Status: Active Search



The University of Missouri-St. Louis is searching for an engaged and dynamic Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.  We seek a leader who understands the increasing complexities of higher education, and who understands the imperative of diversity in all levels of the university setting.  Further, we desire a leader who embraces the expanding opportunities and demands of serving our community partners, the importance of helping instill optimism and realism in our students, and realizes the necessity of being adept and adaptable in this ever-changing environment.

The dean is a campus leader who helps guide curricular innovation, community engagement, and strategic mission and vision. As the chief academic and administrative officer of the College of Arts & Sciences, the Dean reports directly to the Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Academically, the Dean is responsible for the College’s hiring and promotion decisions at all ranks, research productivity, and curricular innovation.  Administratively, the Dean oversees strategic planning, budget management, fundraising, and community engagement. The Dean provides vision and leadership to help guide this vigorous College toward increased national and international prominence and service to the St. Louis region and beyond. 

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