UW-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students and is pursuing aggressive growth in enrollment and external funding. A primarily undergraduate institution with 40 majors, UW-Platteville is recognized as an educational, economic, and cultural center for the tri-state region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin. Additional information about the university is available at www.uwplatt.edu. Information on the community of Platteville is available at www.platteville.com.
The College of Liberal Arts and Education (LAE), one of three colleges at the University, consists of approximately 200 faculty and teaching academic staff serving the Departments of Criminal Justice, Humanities (English, Foreign Languages, Philosophy), Performing and Visual Arts (Art, Music, Speech, Theatre), Psychology, Social Sciences (Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology, Geography/Geology); programs in Ethnic Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Gay and Lesbian Studies; and the School of Education (Elementary, Middle and Secondary Education, Health and Physical Education, Counselor Education). Within the College there are graduate programs in Teacher Education, Counselor Education, Adult Education, and Criminal Justice.
The successful candidate will be a visionary leader with a doctoral degree in one of the College’s disciplines and an academic record of accomplishment in teaching, research/professional development, and service consistent with an appointment as a tenured professor in one of the College’s departments.
While applications and nominations will be accepted until a new Dean is selected, interested parties are encouraged to submit their materials, including a CV and any other relevant materials as desired, to the address below by November 18th, 2011, to assure optimal consideration.
R. William Funk & Associates
100 Highland Park Village, Suite 200
Dallas, Texas 75205