Academic Affairs, Education, Higher Education

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

  • Ohio University
  • Athens, OH

Ohio University (OHIO) invites expressions of interest and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences. The dean position reports to the Executive Vice President and Provost (EVPP).

Established by the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 and chartered in 1804, Ohio University is the state’s first institution of higher education and one of America’s oldest public universities. OHIO is classified as an R1 Doctoral Research institution with very high research activity in the Carnegie Classification. The main campus of Ohio University is in Athens, Ohio, with five regional campuses, additional satellite locations, and extensive competitive online programs. OHIO has 13 colleges, offering more than 250 undergraduate majors and over 130 master’s and 30 Ph.D. programs. In addition, OHIO offers over 50 online programs, including certificates, associates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees. Total enrollment is over 28,000 students across the state and online, with almost 15,000 undergraduates studying at the residential campus in Athens.

The dean of the College of Arts & Sciences will bring vision, leadership, and innovation to the college. Reporting to the EVPP, the dean serves as the chief administrative, academic, and budgetary officer of the college and is responsible for strategic, programmatic, and financial operations within its Athens campus and its Regional Higher Education (RHE) campuses. The dean serves as a role model of integrity and professionalism for the college’s faculty and staff and is accessible to both undergraduate and graduate students. The dean collaborates closely with other deans and others across the university, the region, the nation, and the globe to coordinate academic programs, interdisciplinary initiatives, and traditional and cross-disciplinary scholarship.

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