Dean Search

Dean Position Overview

The next Dean will bring energy and innovation to the College with a long-term commitment to advancing the priorities of College. Building on its strong foundation and working collaboratively with its dedicated faculty and staff, the Dean will develop a strategic vision that reflects the College’s mission and spirit. As a close partner to the new Provost and President, it is an exciting time to forge the path forward.


Dean Search Overview

Search Timeline

March 2020 - Search kicked off

May - Position specifications finalized

May-September - Storbeck builds candidate pool

Late September - Search committee identifies candidates for first-round interviews

Late September-October - Search committee conducts semi-finalist interviews

October-November - Finalist candidate visits

November-December - Committee meets and summarizes recommendations to the provost

Search Committee

Committee members will work closely with Storbeck Search & Associates, an executive search firm specializing in higher education administration, to identify a candidate who shares MSU's priorities for student success, campus safety and diversity, as well as our commitment to the pursuit of academic excellence and world-changing research.




Search Consultants

Susan VanGilder, Partner
Beth McCarthy, Senior Associate

Storbeck Search & Associates


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