College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Dean of Undergraduate Education

The role of Dean of Undergraduate Education carries responsibility for detailed activities in some areas, but is also strategic, focusing on the articulation of vision and the provision of vigorous academic leadership for all matters relating to undergraduate education.

The Dean of Undergraduate Education is a 0.5FTE appointment.

The Dean provides strategic vision and academic leadership for all matters relating to undergraduate education and plays a central role in the overall academic management of the College, and undertakes a number of duties on behalf of the Head of College. The Dean works closely with the Dean of Postgraduate Education and the Dean of Students; with the Associate Deans, and with colleagues in the other Colleges and the central University. He/she is supported by the College Academic and Student Administration Office.

The Dean of Undergraduate Education is responsible to the Head of College for strategy and development in relation to Undergraduate Programmes, and for providing vigorous academic leadership for all matters relating to undergraduate education. His/her role is to develop sound strategic plans and policy for undergraduate education, and to drive through these plans and facilitate innovation and change. He/she must be able to contribute, in the context of the overall management of the College, to academic planning and decision making at external, University and College levels.

The Dean of Undergraduate Education convenes the College Undergraduate Education Committee and is a member of the College Quality Assurance Committee, College Planning and Resources Committee and represents the College on the Senatus Education Committee and other University task groups and Committees as required.