Ewell Hall Deans

Each of the Ewell Hall deans has a portfolio, as described below.

Dean of Undergraduate Studies  [[dean-ugs, John Griffin]]

Administration and Supervision of:

  • Part-time instructor appointments
  • Beckman Scholars
  • Degree/major/minor requirements
  • Enrollment management
  • Grade reviews and changes
  • Internships
  • Office of Academic Advising
  • Transfer initiatives
  • Community college co-enrollment program
  • Student concerns
  • Public Policy Advisory Board

Liaison to:

  • Registrar's Office
  • Student Affairs
  • Undergraduate Admissions

Committee Responsibilities:

  • Academic Status
  • Degrees

Contact Departments/Programs:

  • Biology, Computer Science, Economics, Geology, Government, International Relations, Kinesiology & Health Sciences, Mathematics, Military Science, Public Policy, Sociology

Dean for Educational Policy  [[dean-ep, Lu Ann Homza]]

Administration and Supervision of:

  • Undergraduate curriculum
  • Summer school and D.C. Program
  • St. Andrews Joint Degree Program
  • Boswell Initiative
Liaison To:
  • Reves Center for International Studies

Committee Responsibilities

  • Assessment Steering
  • Curriculum Review Steering
  • Educational Policy
  • International Advisory (College)
  • International Studies Advisory (A&S)
  • Writing

Contact Departments/Programs: 

  • Art and Art History; Classical Studies; English; Global Studies; Modern Languages; Music; Philosophy; Religious Studies; Theatre, Speech, and Dance

Dean for Honors and Interdisciplinary Studies   [[jxschw, Joel Schwartz]]

Administration and Supervision of:

  • Center for Geospatial Analysis
  • Charles Center
  • Grant development in the humanities and social sciences
  • Honors
  • May seminar program
  • Monroe Scholars program
  • Murray Scholars program
  • New faculty orientation
  • Prestigious scholarships
  • Promoting undergraduate research
  • Sharpe Programs
  • Teaching Project

Committee Responsibilities:

  • Honors and Interdisciplinary Studies

Contact Departments/Programs:

  • Africana Studies; Environmental Science and Policy; Film Studies; Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies; Linguistics; Literary and Cultural Studies; Medieval and Renaissance Studies; Neuroscience

Dean of Graduate Studies and Research  [[vjtorc, Virginia Torczon]]

Administration and Supervision of:

  • Office of Graduate Studies and Graduate Center

Liaison to:

  • Academic Common Market
  • Colonial Williamsburg
  • Graduate Studies Advisory Board
  • Jefferson Laboratory
  • Office of Grants and Research Administration
  • Registrar's Office (graduate issues)
  • Universities Space Research Association
  • Vertebrate Animal Care Unit
  • Virginia Council of Graduate Schools
  • Virginia Microelectronics Consortium
  • Virginia Space Grant Consortium

Committee Responsibilities:

  • Graduate Studies

Contact Departments/Programs:

  • American Studies, Anthropology, Applied Science, Chemistry, History, Physics, Psychology