Council of Deans

The Council of Deans will

  • engage in academic strategic planning centered around the University’s mission, vision and values;
  • review and discuss policies and practices related to curricular issues, faculty affairs, and budgetary matters;
  •  make recommendations on issues specific to academic and faculty policies and practices; and
  •  discuss new academic programs and new academic initiatives.

Communication

The Council of Deans will

  • communicate details related to the implementation of University-wide decisions related to academic affairs, curricular issues, and faculty affairs;
  • publish its agendas and minutes in a timely fashion so that University stakeholders are aware of ongoing discussions and decisions taken up by the council; and
  •  seek agenda items, advice, and counsel from constituents within line authority.

Membership

Members of the Council of Deans serve at the invitation of Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Donald E. Heller. The current roster includes:

  • Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs: Donald E. Heller
  •  Senior Vice Provost of Academic Affairs: Shirley McGuire
  •  Vice Provost for Institutional Budget, Planning, and Analytics: Jeff Hamrick
  •  Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences: Marcelo Camperi
  •  Dean of the School of Education: Shabnam Koirala-Azad
  •  Dean of the School of Law: Susan Freiwald
  •  Dean of Gleeson Library/Geschke Learning Center: Tyrone Cannon
  •  Interim Dean of the School of Management: Charles Moses
  •  Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Professions: Margaret W. Baker