Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Indiana State University seeks applications and nominations for an experienced academic leader to serve as the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. The Dean is responsible for oversight of degree programs, human and fiscal resources, strategic planning, external funding, and faculty programs for a college that contains a diverse set of academic programs.

The College employs 370 faculty members, including 177 tenured/tenure-track faculty. Over 3,800 students are enrolled majors in the College, which includes approximately 500 students in graduate programs. The College also has a significant role in providing Foundational Studies (General Education) for all undergraduate majors (including those taught in professional areas). 

The College also contains a range of centers and clinics that support student education and serve the local community, including:

• The Center for Genomic Advocacy

• Genetic Counseling Clinic

• Psychology Clinic

• Science Education Center

• University Art Gallery

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Founded in 1865, Indiana State University is a comprehensive, state-assisted public institution offering degrees through the doctoral level. Indiana State is also classified as an engaged institution by the Carnegie Foundation and has been named to the President’s Higher Education Honor Roll for Community Service each year since its creation. For five consecutive years, Indiana State has ranked in the top three among 303 national universities for community service; this year the University is ranked second. The Princeton Review has recognized Indiana State as one of the 156 “Best in the Midwest” for 13 years in a row, and has placed it on the “Green Colleges” list for the fourth consecutive year.

Nomination and Application Process

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. However, in order to assure the fullest consideration, applicants are encouraged to have complete applications submitted by March 20, 2017. Requested application materials include a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; and the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least five professional references. All applications, nominations, and inquiries will remain confidential. References will not be called until after the first screening of applications and then only after the applicant has given explicit permission. All application materials must be submitted electronically in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Please direct all applications, nominations, and inquiries for the position to the search firm assisting the University at the contact information below:

Ryan Crawford, Partner

or Gretchen Hoffman, Senior Associate

Refer to Code “ISU-CAS” in subject line

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Indiana State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.