School of Leadership Studies Dean Search

The search for Gonzaga University’s School of Leadership Studies Dean is currently underway. As this search progresses, this website will provide our Gonzaga community updates on the work of the committee and the status of the search.

About the School of Leadership Studies Dean Position

Gonzaga University seeks an innovative, collaborative, pluralistic, and dynamic academic leader to serve as Dean of the School of Leadership Studies.

The Dean will promote and bolster the School’s visibility and profile and serve as a champion for online and immersive graduate and campus-based undergraduate education.

Building on a rich tradition of transdisciplinary education at Gonzaga, the next Dean will champion the growth, development, and excellence of the School’s programs and activities.

For more information about the position and the application process, visit WittKieffer

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School of Leadership Studies Dean Search Committee

Following is a list of committee members for the School of Leadership Studies Dean position (as of 10/13/2022):

  • Committee Chair
    •  Jacob Rooksby, J.D., Ph.D., Dean of the School of Law
  • School of Leadership Studies Faculty/Staff/Students
    • Josh Armstrong, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Organizational Leadership and Director of the Comprehensive Leadership Program (CLP)
    • Carolyn Cunningham, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Communication and Leadership
    • Mike Carey, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Organizational Leadership
    • Chris Francovich, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Doctoral Program in Leadership Studies (DPLS)
    • Kelsey Solberg, SLS Director of Professional and Community Education (PACE)
    • Brandon Haugen, head of real estate development for the Kalispel Tribe, Current Gonzaga DPLS student
  • Gonzaga Community
    • Brian Steverson, Ph.D., Professor, Ethics, School of Business Administration
    • Robin Kelley, Ph.D., Chief Diversity Officer
    • Molly Ayers, Assistant Dean, Center for Community Engagement (CCE)
    • Yoli Gallardo, Ph.D., Dean, School of Education and Interim Dean, School of Leadership Studies
  • Board of Trustees
    • Ed Taylor, Ph.D., University of Washington Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Academic Affairs

School of Leadership Studies Leadership Profile

 


Additional information about the School of Leadership Studies Dean position and application process can be found on WittKieffer.