Department: College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS)
Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
George Mason University, Virginia's largest public research institution, seeks an energetic and entrepreneurial academic leader to serve as the next Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS). Ranked by the U.S. News and World Report as one of the most innovative national universities, Mason is located in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, with unsurpassed geographical access to the U.S. government, international organizations, and major corporations across a myriad of industries. With 1,800 faculty throughout 10 schools and colleges, the University enrolls 36,000 students from all 50 states and 130 countries on three northern Virginia campuses. It also has an international campus, Mason Korea in Songdo, which attracts students from East Asia, Southeast Asia, and beyond.
Mason was established in 1957 as University College, the northern Virginia branch of the University of Virginia. In the decades since, it has been on a steep and pronounced growth trajectory. It is now a major national university and a leader in teaching and learning, research, access, and diversity and inclusion: the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education includes George Mason University among institutions in the
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.