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The Office of Academic Affairs is responsible for academic planning and administration related to academic departments, academic support services, faculty, and student matters.

Sebastian Royo


Reporting to the president, the provost oversees undergraduate and graduate academic programs; student affairs; athletics; sponsored research; graduate admissions and marketing; international programs; and the University registrar.

Mary-Ellen Boyle

Dean of the College

The dean of the college provides academic leadership and vision for the undergraduate college and for administration of undergraduate programs and activities.

Esther Jon

Dean of the Faculty

The dean of the faculty provides support for faculty research, teaching, and service and for the department chairs in arts and sciences.

Yuko Aoyama

Dean of Research and Graduate Studies

The dean of research and graduate studies promotes research opportunities for faculty and students, oversees eight doctoral programs and two master’s programs, and implements policies and procedures for external grants, contracts, and fellowship applications.

Kamala Kiem

Dean of Students

The Dean of Students Office is concerned with students’ well-being, whether personal or academic. The office provides students with information about leadership opportunities, emergency loans, their student records, leaves of absence, withdrawals, or their University status.

John Labrie

Dean of the School of Professional Studies

The dean of the School of Professional Studies oversees online, accelerated, evening, and Saturday courses and programs designed for professionals seeking to advance their careers.

Alan Eisner dean of school of management

Dean of the School of Management

The dean of the School of Management oversees oversees the accounting, analytics, business administration, and finance graduate programs offered to accelerated degree students, full- and part-time students, and to working professionals.

Paul David Cotnoir, Dean of the Becker School of Design & Technolog

Dean of the Becker School of Design & Technology

The dean of the Becker School of Design & Technology provides academic leadership and vision for the world-renowned Interactive Media/Game Design and Development programs.

Academic Affairs Updates

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Clark University’s 118th Commencement ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at noon.

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Academic Affairs

Office Location
  • Geography Building, Room 212
    Clark University
    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610