|The Office of Academic Affairs maintains and enhances the quality of the educational programs of the College, overseeing the curriculum and the development of faculty, as well as student research and creative activity, student academic supportive services, and off-campus study.|
The Dean's Office The Dean of the College is Knox's chief academic officer. The Dean is responsible for providing leadership for the faculty to articulate the academic mission of the College, for attracting and sustaining outstanding faculty members to Knox, for enriching curricular opportunities both on campus and through off-campus study, for instilling the College's commitment to diversity in the hiring practices and the curriculum, and for sustaining the faculty's ability to bring innovation and imagination to the discussion of pedagogical and intellectual issues.
The Associate Dean of the College is responsible for assisting students with questions and concerns pertaining to their academic lives and for guiding students faced with academic difficulty. The Associate Dean also oversees the academic advising system, the College Honor Code, the Honors Program, and coordinates assessment of academic programs.
The Associate Dean for Faculty Development is responsible for comprehensive faculty development at the College, including support for teaching and pedagogy, research, scholarship, and creative work, and development of faculty campus leaders. The Associate Dean also coordinates periodic reviews of academic programs and departments.
Reporting to the Dean's office are the associate deans, academic department chairs, and the Director of Athletics. In addition, administrative staff responsible for key educational resources of the College report to the Dean, including Seymour Library, Instructional Technnology, the Center for Teaching and Learning, the McNair Program, the TRIO Program, the Registrar's office, the Eleanor Stellyes Center for Global Studies, and the Vovis Center for Research and Advanced Study.