Office of Student Affairs

Dean of the Faculty

Catherine Epstein, Dean of the Faculty 103A Converse Hall, (413) 542–2334

The dean of the faculty is the chief academic officer of the college and has primary responsibility for matters of academic policy that affect the faculty and for the educational consequences of the academic budget. The dean serves as secretary to the Committee of Six — the executive committee of the faculty — and as secretary to the faculty. The dean also oversees the Robert Frost Library, the Mead Art Museum, the BeneskiMuseum of Natural History, the Office of the Registrar and the Department of Physical Education and Athletics. The dean also serves as the college’s Five College Deputy.