CLASS dean resigns, nationwide search begins for replacement

Roberts

Roberts has served as the dean for the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences since July 2010. | File Photo/The Cougar

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Dean John Roberts has turned in a letter of resignation to Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Paula Myrick Short. Short has accepted his resignation and Roberts’ last day is scheduled for Jan. 30.

Short will conduct a nationwide search throughout the spring semester for Roberts’ successor. Short mentioned at a Faculty senate meeting that they are not publicly considering anybody for the position as of Tuesday. An interim dean has not been named yet.

Roberts was named dean of CLASS in July 2010. Before that, Roberts was an English professor and Dean of Arts and Humanities at Ohio State University. Throughout his nearly four-year tenure, Roberts started initiatives to integrate the Houston art community with UH, including leading the UH Arts initiative and forming collaborations with the Houston Arts Alliance and the Alley Theatre.

news@thedailycougar.com


CLASS dean resigns, nationwide search begins for replacement” was originally posted on The Daily Cougar

Roberts

Roberts has served as the dean for the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences since July 2010. | File Photo/The Cougar

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Dean John Roberts has turned in a letter of resignation to Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Paula Myrick Short. Short has accepted his resignation and Roberts’ last day is scheduled for Jan. 30.

Short will conduct a nationwide search throughout the spring semester for Roberts’ successor. Short mentioned at a Faculty senate meeting that they are not publicly considering anybody for the position as of Tuesday. An interim dean has not been named yet.

Roberts was named dean of CLASS in July 2010. Before that, Roberts was an English professor and Dean of Arts and Humanities at Ohio State University. Throughout his nearly four-year tenure, Roberts started initiatives to integrate the Houston art community with UH, including leading the UH Arts initiative and forming collaborations with the Houston Arts Alliance and the Alley Theatre.

news@thedailycougar.com


CLASS dean resigns, nationwide search begins for replacement” was originally posted on The Daily Cougar

Source:: CLASS dean resigns, nationwide search begins for replacement

Related News
Teresa Soufas, leaving due to health reasons, said she will return after a sabbatical.The post CLA dean resigns after seven years at the helm appeared first on The Temple News. ...
READ MORE
SEOUL, South Korea — Forget dust-ups over reclining seats in economy class. There's a new and exclusive twist on inflight anger: Nut rage in first class. A recent Korean Air... ...
READ MORE
New president takes the helm at Faculty Senate
President and Chancellor Renu Khator addressed the Faculty Senate, touching on the subsidized community college that President Barack Obama has proposed. | Cara Smith/The CougarWhen Wynne Chin was appointed as ...
READ MORE
Source:: Supreme Court to Decide Whether Same-Sex Couples Nationwide Can Marry
READ MORE
The show now has a lot of competition that makes it harder to stay fresh (in all senses of the word). Source:: ‘Girls’ Recap: Season 4 Begins, and Hannah Is ...
READ MORE
The social network says it will give English-language users in the United States the ability to search the content of Facebook posts to unearth specific bits of information that are ...
READ MORE
A look at some of the noteworthy candidates to fill the Jets' openings at GM and head coach: Head coaching candidates Todd Bowles, Cardinals defensive coordinator He's a hot name... ...
READ MORE
BOSTON — Potential jurors stared intently at Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as jury selection in his federal death penalty trial began Monday under tight security. Tsarnaev, flanked by... ...
READ MORE
CLA dean resigns after seven years at the
Nutty Korean Air exec resigns after 1st-class meltdown
New president takes the helm at Faculty Senate
Supreme Court to Decide Whether Same-Sex Couples Nationwide
‘Girls’ Recap: Season 4 Begins, and Hannah Is
Will We Finally Be Able to Search Facebook
The watch begins: 5 possible coaches and GMs
Jury selection begins in Boston Marathon bombing trial
Share Button