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January 5, 2017

Deadline for UHC dean applications is Feb. 1

The committee overseeing the internal search for the University Honors College (UHC) dean has released a job description and set the application deadline for Feb. 1.

According to Laura Winters, assistant to the provost for special projects, who is assisting with committee work, the search committee expects to fill the new position early enough that the new dean may start this summer.

Desired qualities in the new UHC dean include vision; collaborative leadership among all parts of the UHC; academic management of the college’s courses and scholars, as well as recruiting faculty; the ability to promote the UHC internally and externally; and oversight of the UHC administration and finances.

Among the qualifications for the new position are:
• Enthusiasm for “interacting with and provoking the intellectual curiosity of highly motivated undergraduate students from a variety of academic backgrounds”;

• Being an “inclusive leader who values diverse opinions and perspectives”; and

• Experience as an “exemplary teacher and researcher with intellectual and personal humility and unassailable integrity.”

Ariel Armony, chair of the search committee, senior director of International Programs and director of the University Center for International Studies, is accepting applications at

—Marty Levine

Filed under: Feature,Volume 49 Issue 9

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