Academic Affairs, Education, Higher Education

Dean of the Russ College of Engineering and Technology

  • Ohio University
  • Athens, OH

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. Today, OHIO is classified as an R1 Doctoral Research with very high research activity in the Carnegie Classification. The main campus of Ohio University is based in Athens, Ohio, with five regional campuses, additional satellite locations, and extensive competitive online programs. OHIO has 13 colleges, offering a total of 249 undergraduate majors and over 130 master’s and 35 Ph.D. programs. In addition, OHIO offers over 50 online programs, including certificates, associates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees. The university has an enrollment of more than 27,600 students. Approximately 17,200 are pursuing programs through the Athens campus, more than 3,750 are served by the regional campuses, approximately 5,700 students are in fully online programs, and nearly 1,000 are medical students in our Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.

The next dean of the Russ College of Engineering and Technology will join the Russ College community as it builds on its current momentum. The dean reports to the EVPP and is the chief administrative, academic, and budgetary officer of the college. The dean serves as a role model of integrity and professionalism for the college’s faculty of teacher/scholars and is accessible to both undergraduate and graduate students. The dean collaborates closely with the other deans as well as 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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The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately. Requested application materials include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and a list of five professional references. Although applications will be welcomed until the time that a dean is selected, for best consideration, candidates should submit materials by January 9th, 2023 to the following address:

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