Dean Search: College of Arts and Sciences

The University of Kentucky is conducting a national search to identify a transformative leader to serve as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. The college is seeking dean candidates with outstanding records of scholarly activity and administrative experience sufficient to administer the college and associated programs. Dean candidates must have earned the terminal degree in their fields of study and be eligible for appointment at the rank of professor with tenure.


Search Committee

The Office of the Provost is now accepting nominations for members of a search committee, as part of our process to identify a transformative leader for the College of Arts and Sciences.

If you would like to nominate an individual (faculty, staff, student or alumni/community member) to serve on the search committee, please send the name, their contact information and a brief justification by email to Anna Chalfant, Please submit your nominations by Monday, Sept. 14 at 5 p.m.

Once the search committee is selected and announced to the college, the provost will inform the community of next steps. 



Input from the community is invaluable to this process. If you have any questions, please contact us at