The Office of the Dean of the College is responsible for the academic life of the College.
The Dean of the College oversees the academic progress of students, the development of the curriculum and curricular assessment, faculty development, and offices that support academic affairs: the Registrar, the Academic Resource Center, the Office of Academic Advisement, and the Center for Experiential Learning.
The Dean's Office maintains standards of academic progress, implements policies on class attendance and academic honesty, and gives notification of deficiencies and honors. It also provides advisement in course work and oversees policies on disputed grades, leaves of absence, withdrawal from the College, and the assignment of academic notations (W, WF, I).
The Dean of the College oversees faculty hiring and provides support for faculty research, teaching and professional development.