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History of the Deans

  • College of Liberal Arts (1901-1932)
  • College of Arts and Sciences (1932-present)

Charles William Super* - 1901-1907 - [Classical Languages]

Edwin Watts Chubb** - 1907-1935 - [English]

Walter Sylvester Gamertsfelder*** - 1935-1943 - [Philosophy]

George William Starcher**** - (Acting) - 1943-1945 - [Mathematics]

Walter Sylvester Gamertsfelder - 1945-1952

George William Starcher - 1952-1956

Rush Elliot***** - 1956-1966 - [Zoology]

George Roger Klare****** - 1966-1968 - [Psychology]

Jesse Harold Day - (Acting) - 1968-1969 - [Chemistry]

George Roger Klare - 1969-1971

Jesse Harold Day - (Acting) - 1971-1972

John Gibson Jewett - 1972-1976 - [Chemistry]

William F. Dorrill - 1977-1984 - [Political Science]

George Roger Klare - (Acting) - 1984-1985

Frank Donald Eckelmann - 1985-1994 - [Geology]

Harold Molineu - (Interim) - 1994-1996 - [Political Science]

Leslie Abel Flemming - 1996-2005 - [Linguistics]

Benjamin M. Ogles# - 2005-2011 - [Psychology]

Howard D. Dewald - (Interim) - 2011-2012 - [Chemistry]

Robert A. Frank - 2012- 2018 - [Psychology]

Joseph Shields# - 2018- (Physics & Astronomy)

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* - President Ohio University: 1883-1896 and 1899-1901
** - Acting President: 1920-1921 and 1934-1935
*** - President Ohio University: 1943-1945; 1st Trustee Professor: 1951
**** - Dean University College: 1948-1952
***** - Dean University College: 1952-1956
****** - Distinguished Professor: 1979
# - Interim Dean

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