The Dean is the chief academic officer responsible for the implementation of all academic and clinical programs, including strategic planning, quality assessment, student and faculty recruitment, resource development and allocation, alumni development, and representation to external entities. Reporting to the Vice Provost for Health Affairs, the Dean will lead the development and implementation of a bold and exciting vision that will advance the College's mission, including interprofessional education and diversity.
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Lipscomb University is a private, Christian university associated with the fellowship of the Church of Christ and governed by religious tenets held by the Church of Christ. Lipscomb University, whose guiding tenets are faith, knowledge and service, serves more than 4,800 students at its campus in the Green Hills area of Nashville. Founded in 1891, the University offers 145 undergraduate studies as well as 40 masters degrees, seven Educational Specialist degrees and three doctoral degree programs. The University is recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as an R3 research organization.
The ideal candidate will have a successful record of scholarship, research, service leadership, development and administrative experience within a college or school of pharmacy. Exceptional communication skills, financial acumen, and ability to actively collaborate with the Office of Advancement on fundraising are essential. The ideal candidate will possess a leadership style exemplified by flexibility, inclusiveness, integrity and openness that involves faculty, staff, students and other stakeholders of the College. Candidates must be capable of leading the College to achieve higher levels of distinction and national recognition in education, patient-centered care and innovative research. Demonstrated excellence in teaching, experience with curricular revision and innovative ideas about instruction for students with increasingly diverse learning styles and backgrounds are also highly desirable qualities.
Lipscomb University is a liberal arts teaching and research institution committed to being intentionally, courageously and graciously Christian. Our mission is to integrate Christian faith and practice with academic excellence, not only in the classroom but also by involvement in numerous services to the church and the larger community. It is a place that sees the city as our campus and the world as our classroom. This is what grounds us, and it is also what has grown us.
With more than 4,600 students, Lipscomb University was recently named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the fastest-growing private doctoral universities in the nation with a 10-year growth rate of 80.6 percent. Lipscomb is a dynamic university offering students a choice of more than 200 undergraduate programs of study, 24 master's degrees in 70 fields of study, four education specialist degrees and three doctoral degrees. In addition to Lipscomb's residential campus in the Green Hills area of Nashville, Tennessee, the university has locations in downtown Nashville and Franklin, Tennessee, as well as a robust online program.
Today, Lipscomb is nationally ranked for its innovation, programs and service. Each year, Lipscomb students contribute an average of 60,000 hours of service to nonprofits and organizations. Classified as a national university by U.S. News & World Report, Lipscomb University is classified as a doctoral university by the Carnegie Foundation, placing it among 7 percent of schools nationwide.
At the heart of Lipscomb University are more than 940 full-time faculty and staff who are committed to creating a lasting impact beyond the campus, serving the good of humanity to the glory of God. As you learn more about Lipscomb, we hope you find it to be a place that is joyfully and energetically committed to God and a place where you truly want to share and invest your talents and skills.
Lipscomb University complies with all applicable federal and state nondiscrimination laws and does not engage in prohibited discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, color, national or ethnic origin, or disability in the administration of its educational policies, programs and activities.
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About Lipscomb University
Lipscomb University is a Christian institution committed to creating students whose academic excellence, faith and practice, and community service reflect our ideals of global citizenship. With more than 4,600 students and a 10-year growth rate of 85 percent, Lipscomb is a dynamic university offering students a choice of eight bachelor’s degrees in 136 majors, 24 master’s degrees in 70 fields of study, four education specialist degrees and three doctoral degrees. In addition to Lipscomb’s residential campus in the Green Hills area of Nashville, Tennessee, there are five satellite locations and numerous online programs. U.S. News & World Report, which named Lipscomb University as an up-and-coming university and one of the most innovative universities in the South, ranked Lipscomb for the first time in school history as a national university in the annual “2017 America’s Guide to Colleges.” In 2016 the Carnegie Foundation classified Lipscomb as a doctoral university, placing it among 7 percent of schools nationwide. At the heart of Lipscomb University are more than 940 full-time faculty and staff who are committed to creating a lasting impact beyond the campus, serving the good of hu...manity to the glory of God. As you learn more about Lipscomb, we hope you find it to be a place that is joyfully and energetically committed to God and a place where you truly want to share and invest your talents and skills.