Dean of the College

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The division of academic affairs: curriculum, research, learning.

The division of academic affairs is headed by the dean of the college and vice president for academic affairs. The dean’s office provides leadership and supervision for the College’s academic departments and programs, supports faculty, and works closely with the president to promote academic excellence.​

The division of academic affairs advances the mission of the College through its academic program. The dean's office carries out three fundamental activities: teaching, learning, and scholarly activity. In support of these activities, the dean's office recruits new faculty, supports their professional development, reviews the curriculum, promotes research, and provides academic support for students.

The division of academic affairs includes the following departments:

 

Each of these offices work with faculty and students in guiding the College's vision for the liberal arts and sciences in the 21st century.

Academic Divisions

Arts & Humanities Social Sciences Sciences

Art & Art History
Comparative Studies in Literature & Culture
Critical Theory & Social Justice
East Asian Studies
English
Media Arts & Culture
Music
Philosophy
Religious Studies
Spanish & French Studies
Theater
Writing & Rhetoric

American Studies
Black Studies
Diplomacy & World Affairs
Economics
Education
History
Latino/a & Latin American Studies
Politics
Sociology
Urban & Environmental Policy

Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Cognitive Science
Computer Science
Geology
Kinesiology
Mathematics
Physics
Psychology