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    Dean's Office

    About the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts

    In collaboration with the President, Provost, and College faculty, the Dean exercises overall responsibility for the operation of the College. This includes establishing academic priorities, providing leadership in strategic and long-range planning, overseeing the recruitment, development, evaluation, and retention of the faculty, managing the College’s financial resources, supporting student retention and success, and working with development and alumni offices in College fundraising efforts. The Dean also represents the College and its academic programs and faculty in cooperative efforts within the university and to off-campus community constituencies.

    Staff in the Dean's Office

    Marcela Kostihova
    Dean of the College of Liberal Arts

    Andy Rundquist
    Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts

    Linnette Werner
    Associate Dean of Graduate Programs

    Laurie Schwaab
    Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts

    Matt Beehr
    Director of Business Operations

    Student Appointments with the Associate Dean

    Students may schedule appointments to meet with the Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts; before submitting a request, please read the guidelines for scheduling an appointment.

    Mission and Vision

    Hamline's Mission and Vision is to create a diverse and collaborative community of learners dedicated to the development of students' knowledge, values, and skills for successful lives of leadership, scholarship, and service.

  • Links for Faculty:  See Google Site

    Academic Affairs Committee (Request for Action Forms)
    Academic Personnel Decision Timeline (on Provost's Office web page)
    CLA Administrative Structure
    CLA Committee List 2020-21
    CLA Policies & Procedures Manual
    Hamline University Faculty Handbook (on Provost's Office web page)
    Hamline University Policies
    Professional Development Funds Information - see Google Site link above