Christopher Corley, Interim Dean of Library and Learning
Professor of History | Administration
The Dean of Library and Learning provides innovative and creative leadership to fulfill the vision of the library as a learning commons and center for intellectual inquiry for a comprehensive university in the twenty-first century. The Dean provides leadership for enriching the physical and digital collections, enhancing student learning and success, elevating faculty and staff distinction and academic achievement, and managing and developing resources. The Dean leads the assessment of student learning and special projects of significance for the university. The Dean reports directly to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, and serves on the University’s Council of Deans and President’s Expanded Cabinet while acting in coordination with the Minnesota State system to fulfill the system’s and university’s strategic directions.