Mike Ranen

Affiliation: Academic Affairs
Associate Dean for Academic Administration
Primary Responsibilities
  • Academic (non-faculty) hiring and personnel
  • Classroom and academic spaces
  • Faculty office assignments
  • Accessibility Task Force Committee
  • Committee on Teaching and Classroom Practice
  • Major maintenance, equipment, and technology budget management
  • Liaison to academic staff, HR, Facilities
  • Research Oversight (Institutional Official)
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives 


Salem, Massachusetts


I received my BA in Chemistry from Haverford College. I received my Ph.D. from Harvard University in Earth and Planetary Sciences where I studied the chemical composition of meteorites to understand the formation of the Solar System.