Dean's Position Description

The dean shall have primary responsibility for representing the views of the college faculty to all groups and persons external to the college, particularly to the central administration of the university. The dean shall be responsible for the administration and efficient conduct of the educational program of the college and for integrating the plans of the college with those of the university. The dean shall enforce the policies and regulations adopted by the Board of Trustees, the Office of the President, the Faculty Senate, and the college faculty. In addition, the dean's efforts shall be guided by the specific responsibilities contained in the job description for the Dean of the College of Education and Human Development.

As chief academic officer of the college, the Dean is responsible for the academic, personnel, financial, and administrative affairs of the college. The Dean is also responsible for communicating the vision and goals of the College to community and professional constituencies and seeking public and private funds to support the goals of the college.