Factbook - Academic Programs

Academic Colleges and Schools Dates of Establishment and Current Deans

College/School Date of Establishment Dean
College of Agriculture 1872 Paul Patterson
College of Architecture, Design and Construction 1907 Vini Nathan
Raymond J. Harbert College of Business 1967 Annette L. Ranft
College of Education 1915 Betty Lou Whitford
Samuel Ginn College of Engineering 1872 Christopher B. Roberts
School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences 1984 Janaki Alavalapati
College of Human Sciences 1916 June M. Henton
College of Liberal Arts 1986 * Joseph Aistrup
School of Nursing 1979 Gregg Newschwander
James Harrison School of Pharmacy 1885 Richard Hansen
College of Sciences & Mathematics 1986 * Nicholas Giordano
College of Veterinary Medicine 1907 Calvin Johnson
Graduate School 1872 George T. Flowers


* In 1986, a University reorganization created the College of  Liberal Arts and the College of Sciences and Mathematics from the former School of Arts and Sciences (1872), as well as portions of the School of Agriculture and Biological Sciences and the School of Architecture and Fine Arts (both subsequently renamed).

Last updated: 09/13/2018