Student Input Survey – Search for Dean, Faculty of Arts

January 10, 2022  |   Found in News

The University of Calgary has struck a search committee to find the next Dean for the Faculty of Arts.

This survey is being conducted by your Faculty of Arts Students’ Union representatives to gather input and feedback from students in the Faculty of Arts regarding the search for a new Dean of the Faculty of Arts. The survey should take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete, and your input will help your SU representatives to advise the search committee and ensure your interests as students are represented throughout the search process!

Take the survey here:

Student Input Survey: Dean, Faculty of Arts

The survey is available from January 11, 2022 until January 16, 2022.


The following information is made available by the University of Calgary:

Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President (Academic), the Dean leads the strategic direction and is the key advocate for the faculty.  As the chief executive officer, this visionary leader is also responsible for faculty and academic professional staff development, budget oversight and planning, fund development, facilities and research, while fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion for all students, faculty and staff.

The dean leads the students, faculty and staff of the Faculty of Arts. Through university-wide and community engagement, the dean manages priorities that contribute to the vision of the faculty, encourages research, champions the student experience and fosters a culture of excellence. The dean also manages policies and sustains an effective budget.

A dean is normally appointed for an initial term of five years.

You can read the job advertisement for the Dean, Faculty of Arts here for more information about the expectations for the role, or learn more about the search process here.