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UMSL Dean of Arts & Sciences


Status: Active Search


 

CANDIDATE INFORMATION AND PRESENTATION SCHEDULE


Joao Sedycias | Curriculum Vitae
PhD, Comparative Literature, State University of New York at Buffalo
MA, English, State University of New York at Buffalo
MA, Spanish, State University of New York at Buffalo
BA, Spanish, State University of New York at Buffalo

On-Campus Visit: December 6-8, 2017

  • Candidate Presentation and Q&A
    Thursday, December 7, 2017
    2:00 - 3:30 p.m., Summit Lounge, JC Penney Building

 


 

Robert Knight | Curriculum Vitae
DM, Voice Performance, Northwestern University
MM, Music Theory, Indiana University
BMus Ed, Choral Music, Illinois State University

On-Campus Visit: December 10-12, 2017

  • Candidate Presentation and Q&A
    Monday, December 11, 2017
    2:00 - 3:30 p.m., Summit Lounge, JC Penney Building

 


 

Andrew Kersten | Curriculum Vitae
PhD U.S. History, University of Cincinnati
MA, U.S. History, University of Cincinnati
BA, History, University of Wisconsin, Madison

On-Campus Visit: December 13-15, 2017

  • Candidate Presentation and Q&A
    Thursday, December 14, 2017
    2:00 - 3:30 p.m., Summit Lounge, JC Penney Building

 


 

POSITION INFORMATION

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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