Catherine KodatCatherine Gunther Kodat

Provost & Dean of the Faculty

Sampson House, 2nd Floor

For an appointment, contact Sharon Marks (below).

The Provost and Dean of the Faculty is the chief academic officer of the University.  The Provost oversees all academic programs, the hiring and evaluation of faculty, and the disbursement of funds for travel, research, and curricular development. The Provost also chairs the Financial & Physical Planning Committee, serves on the Curriculum Committee, and is a non-voting member of the Governance Committee and the Tenure, Promotion, Reappointment, & Equal Employment Opportunity Committee.

Dr. Kimberly BarrettKimberly Barrett

Associate Dean of the Faculty &
Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion

Sampson House, 2nd Floor

For an appointment, contact Emily Bowles at  See the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Responsibilities as associate dean include overseeing initiatives to diversify the faculty and promoting faculty development, diverse curricula, and inclusive pedagogy.

BlitsteinPeter Blitstein

Associate Dean of the Faculty &
Associate Professor of History

Sampson House, 2nd Floor

Responsibilities include chairing the Instruction Committee and the Accreditation & Assessment Committee, overseeing funds for Senior Experience, organizing mentorship for new faculty, and other duties as assigned. The associate dean also acts as chair for university courses and for December Term.

Faculty Meetings (2019-20)

Fall Winter Spring
Wed Sep 25 Mon Jan 13 Thu Apr 16
Wed Oct 23 Mon Feb 10 Tue May 5
Wed Nov 20 Mon Mar 9 Thu Jun 11




4:30-6:00pm in the Cinema (Warch Campus Center)

Minutes can be found here. (Minutes prior to 2012-13 are here.)

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