Deans of the College of Arts and Sciences

Severin Gertken, OSB 1921-1923  
Virgil Michel, OSB 1923 (Fall)  
Gilbert Winkelmann,OSB 1924 (Spring)
Mark Braun, OSB 1924-1927  
David Yuenger, OSB 1927-1928
Mark Braun, OSB 1928-1933 (until first semester of 1933)
Virgil Michel, OSB 1933-1938 (stared second semester; died November 26, 1938)
Walter Reger, OSB 1938-1939 (Acting Dean)
Ernest Kilzer, OSB 1939-1943  
Martin Schirber, OSB 1943-1952  
Arno Gustin, OSB 1952-1958  
Dunstan Tucker, OSB 1958-1967  
Hilary Thimmesh, OSB 1967-1969  
John E. Lange 1969-1972 (and Academic Vice President)
O. William Perlmutter 1972-1973  
Gunther R. Rolfson, OSB 1973-1979  
Robert Spaeth 1979-1988  
Dietrich Reinhart, OSB 1988-1991  
Joseph Farry 1991-1996  
Cheryl Knox 1996-2003  
Rita Knuesel 2003-2006 Academic Dean/Associate Provost, CSB and SJU
Joe DesJardins 2006-2007 Interim Academic Dean and Associate Provost, CSB and SJU
Joe DesJardins 2007-2011 Academic Dean and Associate Provost, CSB and SJU
Richard Ice 2011-2014 Academic Dean, CSB and SJU
Karen Erickson 2014-2017 Academic Dean, CSB and SJU
Cindy Malone 2015-2016 Associate Academic Dean, CSB and SJU
Barbara May 2016-2017 Associate Academic Dean, CSB and SJU
Barbara May 2017-2022 Academic Dean, CSB and SJU
Terence Check 2017-2020 Dean of the Faculty, CSB and SJU
Pam Bacon 2020-2022 Dean of the Faculty, CSB and SJU
Pam Bacon 2022- Associate Provost and Dean of the Faculty, CSB and SJU

In May 2022 it was announced that, to implement the new “Strong Integration” structure featuring a single CSB and SJU president,  Academic Affairs, CSB Student Development, and SJU Student Development would all be under the leadership of the Provost, and that, upon the summer 2022 departure of the Academic Dean, two Academic Dean positions would be created: the Dean of Academic Student Engagement and the Dean of Curriculum and Assessment.  The duties of the two deans were outlined in a document “2022 AA Dean Division of Tasks Final.docx.”  In August 2022 it was announced that the Dean of Academic Student Engagement position would remain vacant for the 2022-2023 academic year.  [The position title was later changed to Dean for Student Academic Success.]  It was also announced that, in recognition of the expanded responsibilities, the Dean of the Faculty was changed to Associate Provost and Dean of the Faculty. 

Karyl Daughters 2022-2023 Interim Dean of Curriculum and Assessment, CSB and SJU 
Karyl Daughters 2023- Dean of Curriculum and Assessment, CSB and SJU 
John Andrick 2023- Dean for Student Academic Success, CSB and SJU