Deans Council

The Deans Council is made of the deans of each college, graduate school, and law school and administrators from key departments and programs from across the UALR campus. The council meets on a weekly basis.

Deans Council Members
Velmer S. Burton, Jr., Ph.D., Ed.D.; Executive Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs and Provost

College Deans
Ann Bain, Dean, College of Education and Health Professions
Abhijit Bhattacharyya, Interim Vice Provost for Research/Dean, Graduate School
Tom Clifton, Interim Dean, College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences
John DiPippa, Interim Dean, William H. Bowen School of Law
Julien Mirivel, Interim Dean, College of Social Sciences and Communication
Jane Wayland, Dean, College of Business
Lawrence Whitman, Dean, College of Engineering and Information Technology

Additional Members
Deborah Baldwin, Associate Provost of Collections and Archives, Archives and Special Collections
William Decker, Director, Office of Institutional Research
Christy Drale, Associate Vice Chancellor
Sarah Beth Estes, Executive Director, Office of Community and Career Engagement
Erin Finzer, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor
Simon Hawkins, Director, UA Little Rock Honors College
Daryl Rice, Associate Vice Chancellor