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.
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