CLAS Dean Search

A committee comprised of Wayne State faculty and students is leading a search for the next dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Wayne M. Raskind will step down from his role as dean in 2018.

Candidates and their visit dates

Peter Hoffmann
Professor of Physics
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Wayne State University

Visit dates: April 5 and 6



Stephanie Hartwell
Interim Dean
College of Public and Community Service, UMass Boston

Visit dates: April 12 and 13



Angela Dillard
Professor & Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies
College of Literature, Science and the Arts, University of Michigan

Visit dates: April 16 and 17


Town Halls for faculty/staff - College of Engineering Auditorium, room 1507

Peter Hoffmann: Thursday, April 5, from 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Stephanie Hartwell: Thursday, April 12, from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Angela Dillard: Monday, April 16, from 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.


Town Halls for students - College of Engineering, room 1200 

Peter Hoffmann: Thursday, April 5, from 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Stephanie Hartwell: Thursday, April 12, from 3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Angela Dillard: Monday, April 16, from 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m


CLAS Dean Search Committee

  • Farshad Fotouhi, Chair of Search Committee
  • Lisa Alexander
  • Deanna Cavanaugh
  • Kristina Curtiss
  • Tamara Hendrickson
  • Lisabeth Hock
  • Noa Ofen
  • Lori Pile
  • Richard Pineau
  • Shelly Seguin
  • Bradley Smith
  • Lisa Ze Winters
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