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Joseph Shields, Vice President for Research & Creative Activity and Dean of Ohio University's Graduate College, attends the 3 Minute Thesis Competition at the Stocker Center on February 15, 2017. Photo by Daniel Owen

College of Arts & Sciences Interim Dean Joseph Shields attends the 3 Minute Thesis Competition at the Stocker Center on February 15, 2017. Photo by Daniel Owen

Dr. Joseph Shields is Interim Dean, leading the College of Arts & Sciences in its mission to provide a 21st century liberal arts education that prepares students for successful lives.

The College of Arts & Sciences is central to Ohio University's transformative learning experience. The foundational instruction for the entire university, delivered through the general education and liberal arts curriculum, is provided by the College of Arts & Sciences. The college provides the primary instruction for approximately one-third of the majors on campus, as well as half of the undergraduate credit hours on the Athens campus. In addition, the College offers a number of master's programs and eight departments that offer doctoral degrees.

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