Council of Deans

Composition and Purpose

The Council of Deans comprises the deans of the six colleges, graduate dean, and the associate provosts. The council acts in an advisory capacity to the provost and reviews all academic policies, along with new courses and programs that are recommended by the General Education Council, the Undergraduate Council, and the Graduate Council. The provost chairs the Council of Deans.


Dr. Steven W. Runge
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Jonathan Glenn
Associate Provost for Academic Services and Student Success

Mrs. Laura Young
Associate Provost for Finance and Administration

Dr. Kurt Boniecki
Associate Provost for Instructional Support

Mrs. Jane Ann Williams
Associate Provost

Dr. Stephanie Bellar, Dean
Dean of the Graduate School

Dr. Steve Addison, Dean
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Dr. Michael Hargis, Dean
College of Business Administration

Dr. Jimmy Ishee, Dean
College of Health and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Maurice Lee, Dean
College of Liberal Arts

Mr. Terry Wright, Dean
College of Fine Arts and Communication

Dr. Diana Pounder, Dean
College of Education