Associate Dean Searches

Update 9/18:

The search committee has been announced:

Dean                     Steve Goddard, Dean, CLAS

Admin                   Alaina Hanson, Faculty HR, CLAS

Co-Chair               Jerry Moon, Professor, CSD

Co-Chair               Ana Rodríguez-Rodríguez, Associate Professor, Spanish & Portuguese

Member              Dan Matheson, Associate Professor of Instruction, Health & Human Physiology

Member              Becca Tritten, Division Administrator, World Languages, Literatures, & Cultures

Member              Maurine Neiman, Associate Professor, Biology

Member              George Hospodarsky, Associate Research Scientist, Physics & Astronomy

Member              Craig Gibson, Professor, Classics

Member              Ben Coelho, Professor, Music

Member              Sara Mitchell, Professor, Political Science

Member              Rachel McLaren, Associate Professor, Communication Studies

Member              Mary Beth Easley, Associate Professor, Theatre Arts


The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is searching internally for:

  • Associate Dean for the Arts and Humanities
  • Associate Dean for the Natural, Mathematical, and Social Sciences
  • Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives

The searches will be conducted by a joint Search Committee. A call for nominations of individuals to serve on the Search Committee went out to CLAS faculty and staff on Thursday, August 29. Dean Steve Goddard will decide on the members of the Search Committee.

Updates to the search process, including the names of the Search Committee members, will be listed here.