Bryant University seeks a bold and visionary leader capable of integrating and elevating 21st century learning in the College of Arts and Sciences and establishing Arts and Sciences as a vital unit within the overall academic profile of the University. The University invites nominations and applications for an experienced and forward-looking academic leader to serve as the next Dean. The Dean will join an exceptional community of faculty, students and administrators who are prepared for a period of dynamic growth and change at the University, under the new President.
The successful candidate will serve as an advocate and intellectual leader of the College of Arts and Sciences. The Dean will have an opportunity to raise the profile and define the scope of Arts and Sciences within the context of the historically well-established programs in Business and the emerging programs in Health and Behavioral Sciences at Bryant University. The Dean will demonstrate a deep commitment to the liberal arts and the innovative drive to develop programs and areas of inquiry that support the existing curricular strengths and introduce new areas of study to reinforce the emerging profile of the University. Bryant University has for many years had an impressive record of creating career opportunities for students that underscore the school’s mission of serving as an engine for the economic and social mobility of its students. The successful candidate will be a pioneering and entrepreneurial leader who is committed to equality, fairness, and the virtues of diversity and who will play a leadership role in defining the school’s next chapter.