Building a new Faculty: Search committee for founding dean of LA&PS seeks input

The Decanal Search Committee for the founding dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies invites the York community to a town hall meeting to provide feedback to the committee on the dean’s chief priorities and the personal characteristics to be sought in candidates.

The new Faculty, encompassing humanities, social sciences and related professional studies, will replace the current Faculty of Arts and the Atkinson Faculty of Liberal & Professional Studies, effective July 1, 2009 (see YFile, April 30).

There will be two town hall sessions in September:

  • Monday, Sept. 8, from 2:30 to 4pm
    Senate Chamber, N940 Ross Bldg.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 11am to 12:30pm
    Senate Chamber, N940 Ross Bldg.

Community members interested in participating in the meeting should RSVP their attendance to the committee’s secretary, Irene Fezza, by e-mail to

Those unable to attend either session should send their feedback to Fezza by e-mail.