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UMSL Honors College Dean Search

Status: Completed Search

The University of Missouri–St. Louis has selected Edward Munn Sanchez, assistant dean for academic affairs and diversity at the University of South Carolina Honors College, to lead the Pierre Laclede Honors College.

Sanchez will assume his new role as dean of the college on Aug. 1.

“We are pleased to have Dr. Sanchez join our academic community,” UMSL Provost Kristin Sobolik said. “His qualifications and background are exceptional, and we look forward to working with him to continue our strong honors tradition and to build our alumni and donor engagement.”

Sanchez has served as assistant dean for the SCHC since 2006. During those 12 years, he developed and implemented the SCHC curriculum of approximately 600 honors courses per year, managed the day-to-day operations and assisted with a recent $18 million capital campaign.