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Dean of the School of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

Morgan State University
Baltimore, Maryland
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Morgan State University invites nominations and applications to fill the position of Dean of the School of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences.

Morgan State University, a Carnegie-classified R2 Doctoral/Research University with aspirations for ascension to R-1 status, is an equal opportunity employer. Morgan serves a multi-ethnic and multi-racial student body and ensure that all individuals have access to higher education. Located in a charming residential area of northeast Baltimore near the historic neighborhoods of Morgan Park and Wilson Park, Morgan's impressive, 152-acre campus features state-of-the-art facilities geared toward innovative teaching and learning in the 21st century. The campus, designated as a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, offers a safe and inviting learning environment with easy access to the best the city has to offer; culture, exhibits, dining, shopping, activities, sightseeing, and employment. The off-campus opportunities also extend to community projects and civic engagement. For more information, visit

The Dean of the School of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences, who will report to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, will be a dynamic visionary and transformational leader. The successful candidate will lead a family of professionals that pride themselves in working together as “One Family, Growing Scientists.” As the chief academic, fiscal, and administrative officer of the School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences (SCMNS), the Dean manages office and division operations, including budgets, academic faculty, staff evaluations, faculty recruitment, retention, and workload. The Dean provides leadership for the faculty and articulates the School’s vision, qualities, and distinctiveness both within the University and to external constituencies. The Dean must also be an innovative and dynamic advocate for the School and its programs among diverse groups of education, business, government, community leaders, and the general public.

The successful candidate for this position will have an earned doctorate in one or related disciplines within the School, with preference given to candidates with a proven record of teaching, research, and service suitable for appointment to the rank of full professor. In addition, the candidate will have demonstrated competence in leading and developing academic programs, promoting student success, mentoring faculty, resource development, and have experience developing internal and external partnerships to support the mission and vision of the University.

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, LLC is assisting Morgan State University with the Dean of the School of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences search. Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For best consideration, please submit application materials before January 17, 2022. Confidential inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to Greenwood/Asher. Applications must include a cover letter, CV/Resume, and a list of five references. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged.

Please direct inquiries, nominations, and application materials to:

Marion Frenche, Practice Leader, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Search Manager and Senior Executive Search Consultant

[email protected]


David Presley, Senior Executive Search Consultant

[email protected]



Morgan State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply


Morgan State University, a coeducational institution, is located in a residential section of Baltimore, Maryland. The campus covers an area of more than 143 acres.

The University offers a comprehensive range of academic programs through the doctorate. Morgan is also a founding member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC).

For over 140 years, Morgan State University has been an important part of the higher education system in Baltimore City, the State of Maryland, and the nation. Throughout its history, Morgan has served the community with distinction while meeting the educational needs of an increasingly diverse society. Its designation as Maryland's Public Urban University assures that Morgan will continue to play a prominent role in Maryland's education future.

Morgan State University’s vision and mission statements as well as its core institutional values are consistent with the University’s Carnegie Foundation classification as a doctoral research university and are intended to direct Morgan’s strategic growth over the next decade.

Vision Statement
Morgan State University is the premier public urban research university in Maryland, known for its excellence in teaching, intensive research, effective public service and community engagement. Morgan prepares diverse and competitive graduates for success in a global, interdependent society.

Mission Statement
Morgan State University serves the community, region, state, nation, and world as an intellectual and creative resource by supporting, empowering and preparing high-quality, diverse graduates to lead the world. The University offers innovative, inclusive, and distinctive educational experiences to a broad cross section of the population in a comprehensive range of disciplines at the baccalaureate, master’s, doctoral, and professional degree levels. Through collaborative pursuits, scholarly research, creative endeavors, and dedicated public service, the University gives significant priority to addressing societal problems, particularly those prevalent in urban communities.

Core Values
The following institutional core values guide the promotion of student learning and success, faculty scholarship and research, and community engagement at Morgan:

Excellence. Excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative endeavors, student services, and in all aspects of the University’s operations is continuously pursued at Morgan to ensure institutional
effectiveness and efficiency.

Integrity. At Morgan, honest communications, ethical behavior, and accountability for words and deeds are expected from all members of the University community.

Respect. Each person at Morgan is to be treated with respect and dignity and is to be treated equitably in all situations.

Diversity. A broad diversity of people and ideas are welcomed and supported at Morgan as essential to quality education in a global interdependent society. Students will have reasonable and affordable access to a comprehensive range of high quality educational programs and services.

Innovation. Morgan encourages and supports its faculty, staff, and students in all forms of scholarship including the discovery and application of knowledge in teaching and learning and in developing innovative products and processes.

Leadership. Morgan seeks to provide rigorous academic curricula and challenging co-curricular opportunities to promote the development of leadership qualities in students and to facilitate leadership development among faculty, staff, and students.


Morgan State University is an equal opportunity affirmative action institution of higher education.

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