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Dean of the Honors College

The University of Alabama invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the Honors College.

The University of Alabama seeks a strategic and collaborative leader with a strong commitment to transformative undergraduate educational experiences to serve as the next Dean of the Honors College. Reporting to the Provost, the Dean will develop a future-oriented vision for the College and provide leadership on planning, curricular, co-curricular programming, and budgetary decisions. The Dean will also engage with alumni, campus and community partners, and other stakeholders to advance the goals of the College and University.

Search Committee

Name Title
Dr. Cassander Smith Chair of Search Committee; Associate Professor
Dr. Thomas Herwig Assistant Professor
Dr. Anne Franklin Lamar Associate Professor
Dr. John Latta Associate Professor
Dr. Darren Surman Assistant Professor
Dr. Edward Back Professor and Senior Associate Dean, College of Engineering
Brandon Chalmers Director of Recruitment & Admissions, Honors College
James Kennemer President & CEO, Vision Research Corporation
Dr. Teresa Wise Associate Provost for International Education & Global Outreach

Search Timeline

Date Event
October 10 Search Committee meets.
Week of October 17 Ad and prospectus/profile are finalized. Ad is placed with selected ad venues suggested and authorized by UA.
Mid-October – mid-January Recruitment period.
January 11, 2023 Best consideration deadline for applications.
Feb/March Finalists visit campus.
March Appointment is announced.