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The College of Arts and Sciences is both the largest and oldest of Creighton University's nine colleges and schools. It is the heart of the University and our faculty and staff are committed to scholarship and the enduring intellectual and spiritual growth of our society.

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Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

In accordance with the University Statutes (2008), the Dean's broad responsibilities include:

  • Shall exercise general executive responsibility under the appropriate Academic Vice President for the broad educational policies, programs, and procedures of the College or School under the jurisdiction of the Dean.
  • Shall be, ex officio:
    • Member and Chair of the appropriate executive committee
    • Member of the Academic Council
  • Shall preside at faculty meetings of the College or School. At least one meeting shall be held each semester.
  • Shall be empowered to appoint standing or temporary faculty committees.
  • Shall recommend to the President, through the appropriate vice president, faculty appointments, promotions, grants of tenure and dismissals. In the evaluations preceding such recommendations, the Dean shall consult the Chair and full-time faculty of the department concerned. When a faculty member of a given department serves more than one department, the Dean shall consult the Chair of the other department(s) concerned. If more than one College or School is served by a faculty member, the appropriate vice president(s) shall consult the respective deans before forwarding the recommendation to the President. The terms of appointment to the faculty will be stated or confirmed in a written agreement executed by the President, or a legally qualified agent of the University empowered to act in the President's stead, and the faculty member.
  • Shall forward evaluations of faculty members for promotion in rank and the awarding of tenure, after consultation with the appropriate Chair and the appropriate committee of the School or College, to the University Committee on Rank and Tenure through its Chair.
  • Shall cooperate with the President and/or appropriate vice president in the preparation of the annual budgets and special reports.
  • Shall submit an annual report to the appropriate vice president by July 31.

Dean's Office and Staff

Dr. Robert Lueger
Dean of the College
Creighton Hall Room 240
robertlueger@creighton.edu
402-280-4015

OFFICE OF THE DEAN
Rose Hill
Assistant Dean for Administration and Finance
Creighton Hall Room 240
rmhill@creighton.edu
402-280-2431

Chris Karasek
Executive Assistant to the Dean
Creighton Hall Room 228
ckarasek@creighton.edu
402-280-4015

Rob Whitsitt
CCAS Technology Coordinator
Old Gym Room 100A
robwhitsitt@creighton.edu
402-280-3053

ACADEMIC & ADMINISTRATION AFFAIRS OFFICE
Dr. Francis Klein
Associate Dean
Creighton Hall Room 229
fklein@creighton.edu
402-280-4009

Dr. Bridget Keegan
Associate Dean
Creighton Hall Room 228
bmkeegan@creighton.edu
402-280-3990

Mary Parr
Senior Academic Advisor
Creighton Hall Room 228
maryparr@creighton.edu
402-280-4013

Gerry Kulhman
Senior Academic Advisor
Creighton Hall Room 228
gkuhlman@creighton.edu
402-280-4012

Maureen Handke
Administrative Assistant
Creighton Hall Room 228
mhandke@creighton.edu
402-280-3990

Catherine Kelly
Administrative Assistant
Creighton Hall Room 228
catherinekelly@creighton.edu
402-280-4009

Christine McDonald
Administrative Assistant
Creighton Hall Room 228
christinemcdonald@creighton.edu
402-280-3887

Advising Resource Center (ARC)
Jack Walsh
Assistant Dean for Advising
Creighton Hall Room 228
jackwalsh@creighton.edu
402-280-3596

Brian Kokensparger
Academic Resource Specialist
Hixson Lied Building Room G6
bkoken@creighton.edu
402-280-3595

Joy Fjare
Administrative Assistant
Hixson-Lied Science Bldg, Room G6
joyfjare@creighton.edu
402-280-3594

The Dean's Office & Staff Organization

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