The Deans

TThe Office of the Provost is divided into several major functional areas, with a dean leading the initiatives of each. More complete descriptions of individual areas of responsibility are available in the Department Chairs Guide.

Micah Maatman

Associate Provost and Dean of Arts and Humanities

Micah Maatman, Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance

Micah Maatman is the dean of arts and humanities. In this capacity, he oversees the divisions of Fine Arts and Humanities, and various connected interdisciplinary programs. One of his responsibilities is student academic support. Maatman serves on several campus committees including: Academic Operations Committee (AOC) and Academic Technology Committee (ATC).


Eric Dugdale

Associate Provost and Dean of General Education and Assessment

Mary McHugh, Professor of Classics

Mary McHugh is the dean of general education and assessment. Her primary responsibilities include oversight of assessment, First Term Seminar, January IEX, Three Crowns Curriculum, and Writing Across the Curriculum and the Writing Center. McHugh serves on several campus committees including: Course Approval Subcommittee (CAPSUB), Curriculum Committee, Global Engagement Committee (GEC), and the January Term Advisory Committee.


Alisa Rosenthal

Associate Provost and Dean of Sciences and Education

Alisa Rosenthal, Professor of Political Science

Alisa Rosenthal is the dean of sciences and education. In this capacity, she oversees the divisions of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Education, and the various connected interdisciplinary programs. Her major responsibilities include expanding opportunities for and participation in faculty and student scholarship and research, fellowships, student conduct support, and furthering campus conversation on issues related to diversity. Rosenthal serves on several campus committees including: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (DEIC) and the Faculty Development Committee (FDC).