The office of the Dean for Academic Affairs is responsible for the academic program and for supporting the faculty and staff who bring that program to life.

Jen Scanlon

Jen Scanlon

Interim Dean for Academic Affairs
Phone: (207) 725-3578
Fax: (207) 725-3795
email: jscanlon@bowdoin.edu
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Primary Responsibilities
  • Faculty hiring and reviews
  • Curriculum development and review
  • Department and program reviews
  • Oversight of academic resources and facilities
  • Diversity initiatives
  • Institutional grants
  • Trustee initiatives
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Barry Logan

Barry Logan

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Phone: (207) 725-3944
Fax: (207) 725-3795
email:blogan@bowdoin.edu
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Primary Responsibilities
  • Tenure-track faculty hiring
  • Tenure-track faculty mentoring and development
  • Affirmative Action
  • Faculty office assignments
  • Department and program reviews
  • Center for Learning and Teaching
  • Center for Co-Curricular Opportunities
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Jim Higginbotham

Jim Higginbotham

Associate Dean for Faculty
Phone: (207) 725-3526
Fax: (207) 725-3795
email: jhigginb@bowdoin.edu
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Primary Responsibilities
  • Visiting faculty hiring
  • Curriculum oversight
  • Liaison for Registrar/Polaris
  • Liaison for Institutional Research
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Rachel Beane

Rachel Beane

Liaison for Faculty
Phone: (207) 725-3160
Fax: (207) 725-3795
email: rbeane@bowdoin.edu
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Primary Responsibilities
  • Visiting faculty mentoring
  • Faculty development
  • Consortium for Faculty Diversity
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Sara Dickey

Sara Dickey

Faculty Liaison for Advising
Phone: (207) 725-3652
Fax: (207) 725-3795
Email: sdickey@bowdoin.edu
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Primary Responsibilities
  • Academic pre-major advising
  • Liaison to Dean of Student Affairs office
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Ann C. Ostwald

Ann C. Ostwald

Director of Academic Budget and Operations
Phone: (207) 725-3579
Fax: (207) 725-3795
email: aostwald@bowdoin.edu

Primary Responsibilities
  • Academic budgets and accounts
  • Non-faculty hiring and personnel issues for the academic area
  • Academic spaces
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Jeanne Bamforth

Jeanne Bamforth

Assistant to the Dean for Academic Affairs
Phone: (207) 725-3523
Fax: (207) 725-3795
email: jbamfort@bowdoin.edu

Primary Responsibilities
  • Scheduling for Jen Scanlon
  • Administrative support for the Dean
  • Clerk of the Faculty
  • Support for governance and curriculum committees
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Kathleen Lucas

Kathleen Lucas

Assistant to the Director of Academic Budget and Operations
Phone: (207) 725-3065
Fax: (207) 725-3795
email: klucas@bowdoin.edu

Primary Responsibilities
  • Scheduling and support for Ann Ostwald
  • Academic accounts payable administration
  • Faculty Development Committee support
  • Lectures and Concerts Committee support
  • Faculty conference travel accounts payable administration
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Dodie Martinson

Dodie Martinson

Assistant Director of Academic Operations
Phone: (207) 725-3025
Fax: (207) 725-3795
email: dmartins@bowdoin.edu

Primary Responsibilities
  • Support for faculty recruitment and hiring
  • Administration and reporting of faculty data
  • Faculty sabbatic leave schedules
  • Support for reappointment, tenure, and promotion
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Cindi Smith

Cindi Smith

Administrative Assistant
Phone: (207) 725-3978
Fax: (207) 725-3795
email:csmith2@bowdoin.edu
Primary Responsibilities
  • Reception and support for the entire office
  • Coordination of events, faculty seminar series, etc.
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