Steele to Serve as New Dean

(Published originally in the Spring 2011 issue of Berea College Magazine.)

by Deb McIntyre, ’11

On June 15, Dr. Scott Steele, an economics professor, will begin serving as Berea’s first Dean of Curriculum and Student Learning. Steele has been at the College since 2002 and has served on the Strategic Planning Council and on the Committee on General Education. This new position includes responsibilities currently filled by Dr. Steve Gowler, director of general education and the coordinator of advising, and Dr. Mike Panciera, coordinator of academic advising. Both Gowler and Panciera will return to full-time teaching in their respective areas, general education and agriculture/natural resources, on June 30.