Bentley is launching its search for a new dean of arts & sciences. The next dean will have an unprecedented and exciting platform from which to shape not only the future of Bentley University but to influence the future of undergraduate education in our nation and beyond.
The next dean will be an articulate and compelling spokesperson for the importance of the arts and sciences to an exceptional business education as well as to the intellectual and civic development of students. Reporting to the provost, the next dean will oversee eight academic departments and work closely with an outstanding faculty and staff, providing inspirational leadership to forge new initiatives and unite an academic community to address institutional challenges.
Who we are looking for
The successful candidate will bring a strong record of scholarship, a demonstrated commitment to education, strong management and operational experience and the interpersonal and relationship-building skills to help Bentley realize its strategic goals. Read the full leadership profile
How to apply
Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received as soon as possible but no later than February 16, 2018. Candidates should provide a CV, a letter of application and the names of five references. References will not be contacted without prior approval. Bentley University has retained Witt/Kieffer to partner on this search. Candidate materials should be sent via e-mail to BentleyDeanArtsSciences@wittkieffer.com. The consultants can be reached at (630) 575-6178.
Our Search Committee
Given the importance of this role at Bentley, the search committee has representatives from across the university. Members of the committee include the following individuals:
Wiley Davi, Associate Dean, Arts & Sciences
Gary David, Associate Professor, Sociology
Rob DeLeo, Assistant Professor, Global Studies
Helen Henrichs, Senior Associate Director, News and Communications
Angma Jhala, Associate Professor, History
Donna Kendall, Associate VP, Enrollment Management
Lucy Kimball, Professor, Mathematical Sciences
Jeff Moriarty, Chair, Department of Philosophy
Aaron Nurick, Professor, Management and Natural & Applied Sciences
Chris Skipwith, Assistant Professor, Natural & Applied Sciences
Jane Tchaicha, Professor, Modern Languages
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