Stockton University — Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities

Stockton University announces a national search for a visionary, collaborative, and inclusive leader to serve as the new Dean of the Arts & Humanities (the School or ARHU). Stockton is well-known for its holistic approach to student well-being and educational success, with much of that care delivered through direct faculty interaction, experiential learning, and research opportunities as early as the first year of undergraduate studies. The School provides students a unique opportunity to learn from expert faculty in educational settings that include picturesque campuses, the Stockton Performing Arts Center (PAC), Noyes Museum of Art, Noyes Arts Garage, and the Stockton Art Gallery. This is an exceptional opportunity for an innovative administrator and educator to partner with senior leaders and faculty to create lifechanging learning experiences for Stockton students.

Stockton University, with locations in Atlantic City, Hammonton, Woodbine, Manahawkin, and Galloway in New Jersey, is an ambitious and fast-growing public undergraduate and graduate comprehensive university with a strong dedication to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Programs at the University include the arts, sciences, and professional studies. It is part of the New Jersey state system of higher education. ARHU offers undergraduate degree programs in Africana Studies, Communication Studies, Historical Studies, Languages and Culture Studies, Literature, Philosophy and Religion, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Communication Studies, and Literature. In addition, the School offers a Master of Arts in American Studies degree and a Certificate in American Studies. The School enrolls more than 850 undergraduate and graduate students.

Throughout its 50-year history, Stockton has been committed to the positive development of southern New Jersey through scholarship and creative activity, civic engagement, and active stewardship. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, especially those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, the sciences, and professional education. Stockton achieves its mission by cultivating outstanding faculty, state-of-the-art programs, and community partnerships. Stockton prides itself on its commitment to student learning, the entrepreneurial spirit, a global perspective, innovative programs, technology-enhanced academics, and active co-curricular learning opportunities—including student research, education abroad, internships, and service-learning.

Academic Search is assisting Stockton in this search. Nominations and applications should be sent to When submitting a nomination, please include the nominee's full name, position, institution, and email address. For more information about this opportunity, including qualifications and application process, please review the full position profile on the Academic Search website. To ensure full consideration by the Search Committee, applications should be received by Monday, April 4, 2022.

Nominators and prospective candidates may arrange a confidential discussion about this opportunity with Dianne Kenney (Bookings link) or Eric Richtmyer at or 202-263-7485.

Stockton University does not discriminate in its application process, employment, educational programs and activities on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, sex/gender (including pregnancy), marital status, domestic partnership status, familial status, religion, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, or disability.