Culbertson named dean of K-State's College of Arts and Sciences
The chemistry is right between Chris Culbertson and the College of Arts and Sciences: Following a national search, Culbertson has been named dean of Kansas State University's largest college, effective May 14.
Culbertson has served as interim dean for the past year and has also served as professor of chemistry and associate dean of research and graduate studies in the college. He was appointed to the post by Charles Taber, provost and executive vice president.
As dean, Culbertson will serve as the chief academic and administrative officer for the college. He'll lead all academic programs, promote high-quality student experiences, support effective academic advising and build continued excellence and growth in research and engagement. He will also support recruitment and retention work, address budget planning and management, collaborate with university and community partners on interdisciplinary and cooperative initiatives, and lead the college in strategic planning.