Erich Lear

Realignment v. reshaping: Liberal Arts tests theory

With effective positioning for the future as the goal, and acting on recommendations from the provost’s realignment committee, Erich Lear, dean, College of Liberal Arts, is experimenting with changes in the organization of the college. A discussion about realignment began on the university level nearly a year ago when a small committee, jointly led by […]

Erich Lear accepts post as dean of Liberal Arts

PULLMAN — Erich J. Lear has accepted the post of dean of the College of Liberal Arts.  Lear has served as interim dean since August 2004 and has accepted a two-year appointment as dean.  Barbara Couture, the former dean, resigned the position last year when she was named senior vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University […]