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  • Brian Posler
  • Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
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Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
& Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Brian Posler serves as the chief academic officer for Baker’s four schools: College of Arts and Sciences, School of Professional and Graduate Studies, School of Nursing and School of Education.

Chief Academic Officer

Posler plays a critical role on the academic leadership team in promoting and implementing long-term, innovative initiatives that will enhance Baker’s reputation and growth potential. Combining the role of the chief academic officer function and the responsibilities of the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences creates an effective academic leadership model that ensures the highest quality in all of programs.

Professional History

Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana

2011-July 2012 | Associate provost for academic affairs

2006-2011 | Assistant provost for undergraduate studies

Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois

2002-2006 | Associate professor and chair of the political science department

2003-2006 | Director of honors

1997 | Assistant professor

American Political Science Association Congressional Fellow

2000-2001| Appropriations director and legislative assistant for a member of Congress.


Rice University, Houston, Texas | Master's and Doctorate in political science

Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, Iowa | Bachelor of Arts with distinction, majoring in politics and American history