Meet the Deans
Senior Vice President and Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences and Engineering
Before returning to the University of Rochester in 2006, Peter Lennie served as the Dean for Science at New York University. In this role he was responsible for the Arts and Science department as well as interdisciplinary and interschool initiatives in the sciences.
Interim Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences
As Interim Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, Gloria Culver handles matters relating to the arts and humanities, social sciences, and natural and physical sciences departments and programs for the 2014–15 academic year.
Dean of the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Appointed in 2008, Robert Clark believes that the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ curricular flexibility and extensive interdisciplinary collaborations prepare the next generation of leaders in engineering. The Hajim School’s curriculum also enlightens students about the important societal role of science and technology.
Dean of the College
As dean of the College, Richard Feldman oversees its undergraduate program, including student services, residential life, and special programs. Feldman was deeply involved in the development of the Rochester Curriculum.
Dean of Graduate Studies
Since 2001, Wendi Heinzelman has been a faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, where she is currently an associate professor. She also holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Computer Science.
Dean for Research
As Dean for Research in Arts, Sciences and Engineering, David Williams works to maximize opportunities for faculty research and scholarship. Williams also assists faculty funding endeavors by guiding proposal preparations and enhancing the infrastructure for grant submission.