Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications of Lamar's Dean of the Honors College

  1. An earned doctorate in a discipline offered in one of the colleges of Lamar University.

  2. A record of teaching, scholarship, and service sufficient for appointment as a full professor with tenure.

  3. Substantial experience and demonstrable success in honors education at the collegiate level.

  4. Evidence of successful, progressive and entrepreneurial leadership at the level of director or above.

  5. Evidence of strong interpersonal, communication, and facilitation/collaboration skills.

  6. High academic and ethical standards and unquestioned personal and professional integrity.

  7. Clear understanding of the transformative nature of undergraduate research and creative activity, community service, and study abroad and a commitment to their role in Honors education.

  8. Ability to develop and communicate a shared vision and mission within and external to the university.

  9. Commitment to shared governance and to enhancing cultural diversity among students, faculty and staff.