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The University of Richmond seeks an energetic and collaborative leader who will bring intellectual and administrative acumen to the role of Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences. The Dean will have the opportunity to lead a talented faculty in the School of the Arts & Sciences, the heart of Richmond’s academic community and the most intellectually diverse of the five Schools at the University of Richmond. UR’s nearly 3,200 undergraduate students begin their studies in the School of Arts & Sciences. The School of Arts & Sciences is also home to approximately 280 faculty and 50 staff. The Dean oversees 23 academic departments and 13 interdisciplinary programs as well as the Modlin Center for the Arts, three museums/
centers, a budget of $51.5 million, and an administrative and professional office staff of 12.

A champion of the liberal arts, the Dean will lead the faculty and staff in further developing and implementing a compelling vision for the School that capitalizes on the strengths of its many constituencies as well as the potential for continued innovative partnerships with Richmond’s other Schools. The Dean will empower the School of Arts & Sciences faculty to leverage its unique combination of assets and talent, and ensure that the mission they share is inclusive and supports a transformative educational experience for every Richmond undergraduate.