Libraries

Deans of the University

Below is a list of former Deans of the University of Cincinnati's colleges.  The list is arranged by college.

  • Andrea R. Lindell, 1998-2002
  • Elizabeth C. King, 2002-2014
  • Tina Whalen, Interim Dean - 2014-2015; Dean - 2015-

*The School of Social Work merged with the College of Allied Health Sciences in 2010

Former Directors of the School of Social Work

  •     Stephney Jean Keyser, Chairperson, 1976-1977
  •     Marilyn J. Rifkin, Acting Director, 1978-1979
  •     Sheldon Siegel, Director, 1980-1984
  •     Philip Jackson, Director, 1985-2004
  •     Sophia Dziegielewski, Director, 2004-2008
  •     Geral Bostwick, Interim Director, 2008-2010
  • W.R. Benedict, 1891
  • E.W. Hyde, 1892
  • William O. Sproull, 1893-1894
  • P.V.N. Myers, 1895-1897
  • E.W. Hyde, 1897-1900
  • Merrick Whitcomb, 1900-1901
  • Louis Trenchard More, 1910-1912
  • Frank W. Chandler, 1913-1928
  • Claude M. Lotspeich, Acting Dean, 1920-1921 (Dean Chandler was on leave during this time period)
  • Merton J. Hubert, Acting Dean, 1928-1929
  • George B. Barbour, 1938-1958
  • Charles K. Weichert, 1958-1969
  • Guy Stern, Acting Dean, 1969-1970
  • Campbell Crocket, Acting Dean, 1970-1971
  • David Lipsich, 1976-1981
  • William N. Dember, 1982-1986
  • Ronald L. Pollitt, Acting Dean, 1987-1988
  • Joseph A. Caruso, 1988-2000
  • Charles Groetsch, Acting Dean, 2000-2001
  • Karen Gould, 2001-2007
  • Cynthia Berryman-Fink, Interim Dean, 2007
  • Valerie Gray Hardcastle, 2007-2012
  • Ronald L. Jackson II, 2012-2013
  • Kristi Nelson, Interim Dean, 2013-2014
  • Ken Petren, 2015-2019
  • Valerio C. Ferme, 2019-
  • Francis H. Bird, 1946-1958
  • Kenneth Wilson, 1958-1972
  • Albert J. Simone, 1972-1983
  • E. Leonard Arnoff, 1983-1988
  • Jerome E. Schnee, 1988-1994
  • Frederick A. Russ, 1994-2004
  • Michael Magazine, Interim Dean, 2004-2005
  • Will McIntosh, 2005-2009
  • Ralph Katerberg, Interim Dean, 2009-2010
  • David M. Szymanski, 2010-2018
  • As of June 21, 2011, the College of Business Administration was renamed the Carl H. Lindner College of Business Administration.
  • Nicolas Williams, Interim Dean, 2018-2019
  • Marianne W. Lewis, 2019-
  • Jason Lemon, 2018-
  • Edith Peter Jones, 1973-1981
  • David H. Devier, 2002-2007
  • James McDonough, Interim Dean, 2007-2009
  • Robert "Mick McLaughlin, Interim Dean, 2010
  • Gregory S. Sojka, 2010-2015
  • Jeff Bauer, 2015-
  • Marjora W. Shank, Dean-in-charge, 1962-1963
  • Jack M. Watson, 1963-1974
  • Eugene Bonelli, 1974-1977
  • Allen Sapp, 1977-1981
  • Norman Dinerstein, 1982-1983
  • Joseph W. Polisi, 1983-1984
  • Karen L. Wolff, Acting Dean, 1984-1985
  • Robert J. Werner, 1985-2000
  • Douglas A. Lowry, 2001-2007
  • Warren E. George, Interim Dean, 2007-2008
  • Douglas Knehans, 2008-2009
  • Frank Weinstock, Interim Dean, 2010-2011
  • Peter Landgren, 2011-2016
  • bruce mcclung, Interim Dean, 2016-2018
  • Stanley E. Romanstein, 2018-

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  • Lillian M. Johnson, 1963-1967
  • William R. Nester, 1967-1970
  • James A. Scully, 1970-1973
  • Frank Bowen, ?-2014
  • Denine Rocco, 2015-2016
  • Juan Guardia, 2016-
  • Ernest Pickering, 1962-1963
  • Harold R. Rice, 1963-1973
  • James M. Alexander, Acting Dean ,1973-1975
  • Bertram Berenson, 1975-1982
  • Jay Chatterjee, 1982-2001
  • Judith Smith Korosick, 2002-2007
  • Robert Probst, Interim Dean, August 2007-June 2008; Dean, July 2008-2018
  • Timothy Jachna, September 2018-

The College of Educations was founded as the Teachers College in 1905

  • William Paxton Burris, 1905-1922
  • Louis Pechstein, 1922-1945
  • Carter V. Good, Acting Dean, 1944-1946; Dean, 1946-1966

The College of Home Economics merged with the Teachers College in 1959 to become the College of Education and Home Economics.

  • William L. Carter, 1966-1968
  • Jerome D. Schein, 1969-1971
  • Lillian M. Johnson, 1971-1972
  • Hendrik D. Gideonse, 1972-1986

The Teachers College became the College of Education in 1982

  • Lonnie H. Wagstaff, 1987-1989
  • Nancy A. Evers, 1989-1990
  • Louis A. Castenell, 1990-2000
  • Lawrence J. Johnson, 2001-2012

The College of Education became the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services in 2003.

  • Edward J. Latessa, Interim Dean, 2012-2013
  • Lawrence J. Johnson, 2013-

  • Harry Thomas Cory, 1900-1904
  • Thomas B. Evans, 1904-1906
  • Herman Schneider, 1906-1939
  • Robert Clyde Gowdy, 1939-1946
  • Charles Albert Joerger, 1947-1957
  • Howard Kenneth Justice, 1957-1962
  • Cornelius Wandmacher, 1962-1974
  • Clyde Melvin Adams, Jr., 1974-1976
  • Robert Mitchell Delcamp, 1976-1978
  • Kirk C. Valanis, 1978-1983
  • Louis McNeal Laushey, 1983-1986
  • Constantine N. Papadakis, 1986-1996
  • George Simitses, 1996-1997
  • Dale W. Schaefer, 1997-1999
  • Stephen Kowel, 1999-2004
  • Roy Eckart, Interim Dean, 2004-2006
  • Carlo Montemagno, 2006-2012
  • Teik C. Lim, Interim Dean, 2012-2014; Dean, 2014-2017
  • Paul Orkwis, Interim Dean, 2017-2019
  • John W. Weidner, August 2019-
  • Merrick Whitcomb, 1901
  • Joseph E. Harry, 1916
  • Louis Trenchard More, 1916-1940
  • Rodney P. Robinson, 1940-1945
  • Claude M. Lotspeich, Acting Dean, 1945-1947
  • Hoke S. Greene, 1948-1959
  • Campbell Crockett, 1959-1967
  • Robert H. Wessel, 1967-1973
  • Guy Stern, 1973-1976
  • Albert Yates, 1976-1980
  • Eula Bingham, 1980-1990
  • Frank R. Tepe, Jr., 1990-1993
  • Robert Gestland, 1993-1997
  • Joseph A. Caruso, 1997-1998
  • Howard E. Jackson, 2000-2006
  • Neville G. Pinto, 2006-2011
  • Robert Zierolf, Interim Dean, 2011-2014
  • Marshall "Chip" Montrose, 2014-

Cincinnati Law School

  • Timothy Walker, 1833-1844 (with the exception of year 1841-1842)
  • William S. Groesbeck and Charles L. Telford (held position jointly), 1844-1849
  • Maskell E. Curren, 1850-1868
  • J. Bryant Walker, 1873-1874
  • Rufus King, 1875-1880
  • Jacob D. Cox, 1880-1897

University of Cincinnati Law Department Formed

  • William Howard Taft, 1896-1900 (oversaw the merger of the Law School and UC Law Department in 1897)
  • Gustavus Wald, 1900-1902
  • Harlan Cleveland, July 21-August 1, 1902
  • William P. Rogers, 1902-1916
  • Alfred B. Benedict, 1916-1917; 1919-1924
  • Robert C. Pugh, Acting Dean, 1924-1926
  • Merton L. Ferson, 1926-1946
  • Frank S. Rowley, 1946-1952
  • Roscoe Lindley Barrow, 1952-1965
  • Claude R. Sowle, 1965-1970
  • Samuel S. Wilson, Acting Dean, 1970-1971
  • Edward A. Mearns, 1971-1973
  • Victor E. Schwartz, Acting Dean, 1974
  • Samuel S. Wilson, 1974-1978
  • Jorge L. Carro, Acting Dean, 1978-1979
  • Gordon A. Christenson, 1979-1985
  • Robert J. Martineau, Acting Dean, 1985-1986
  • Tom Gerety, 1986-1989
  • Joseph P. Tomain, 1989-2004 (Acting Dean, 1989-1990)
  • Donna M. Nagy, Interim Dean, 2004-2005
  • Louis D. Bilionis, 2005-2015
  • Jennifer S. Bard, July 2015-2017
  • Verna Williams, Interim Dean, 2017-2019; Dean, 2019-
  • William Wallace Seely, 1898
  • P.S. Connor, 1902
  • Frederick Forchheimer, 1909
  • Paul Woolley, 1909-1912
  • Christian R. Holmes, 1912-1921
  • John C. Oliver, Acting Dean, 1919-1921
  • Henry Page, 1921-1925
  • Arthur C. Bachmeyer, 1925-1934
  • Alfred Friedlander, 1934-1940
  • Stanley E. Dorst, 1940-1962
  • Clifford G. Grulee, 1962-1973
  • Robert S. Daniels, 1973-1986
  • Kenneth W. Rowe, 1986-1987
  • John J. Hutton, 1987-2002
  • William J. Martin II, 2002-2004
  • David M. Stern, 2004-2011
  • Thomas Boat, 2011-2014
  • William S. Ball, Interim Dean, 2014-2015; Dean, 2015-2018
  • Andrew Filak Jr., Interim Dean, August 2018-
  • Laura R. Morgan, 1916-1924
  • Phoebe M. Kandell, 1924-1926
  • Catherine M. Buckley, 1926-1940
  • Helen G. Schwarz, 1940-1944
  • Laura E. Rosnagle, 1944-1969
  • Ruth Dalrymple, 1970-1978
  • Jeannette R. Spero, 1978-1989
  • Andrea R. Lindell, 1990-2010
  • Cheryl Hoying, Interim Dean, 2011
  • Greer Glazer, 2012-
  • Joseph F. Kowalewski, 1954-1970
  • Arthur C. Glasser, 1970-1984
  • Robert J. DeSalvo, Acting Dean, 1984-1985
  • Victor D. Warner, 1985-1997
  • Daniel Acosta, 1997-2011
  • William Fant, Interim Dean, 2012-2013
  • Neil MacKinnon, 2013-
  • Hilmar C. Krueger, 1967-1969
  • Ernest G. Muntz, 1969-1990
  • Neal Raisman, 1990-1992
  • Roger J. Barry, Interim Dean, 1992-1994
  • Barbara A. Bardes, 1994-2002
  • Dolores Y. Straker, 2003-2007
  • Donald O'Meara, Interim Dean, 2007-2010
  • Cady Short-Thompson, 2010-2017
  • Robin Lightner, Interim Dean, 2017-2018; Dean, 2018-

As of June 21, 2011, Raymond Walters College was renamed UC-Blue Ash College.

  • Walter Everett Waters, 1892-94
  • Frederick Leopold Schoenle, 1894-1896
  • Thomas Herbert Norton, 1896-1900
  • Harriet Evans Hodges, 1901-1907
  • Charles Albert Read, 1907-1922
  • Julian S. Fowler, 1922-1928
  • Edward A. Henry, 1928-1951
  • Wyman W. Parker, 1951-1956
  • Arthur T. Hamlin, 1956-1968
  • Bruce Kaufman, 1965-1973
  • Hal B. Schell, 1973-1980
  • Charles Osburn, 1981-1986
  • Eleanor Heishman, Interim Dean, 1987
  • Linda Cain, 1987-1990
  • Ann Thompson, Interim Dean, 1990
  • David Kohl, 1991-2001
  • Victoria A. Montavon, 2001-2012
  • Xuemao Wang, 2012-