Welcome to Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences

Elon College, the College of Arts & Sciences, houses 20 academic departments and dozens of interdisciplinary majors and minors. Students are able to pursue individualized plans of study by combining different degree options within the College and between offerings in the College and the schools of Business, Communication, Education, Health and Law. Approximately two-thirds of Elon students graduate with a major or minor in the College of Arts & Sciences. Our students obtain the skills required to navigate the world with great success as they develop the skills and fluencies required for today’s workplace: intercultural competence, strong critical thinking and communication skills, tolerance for ambiguity, and the ability to work in teams while addressing complex problems.

 

Office of the Dean:

Gabie Smith

Dean of Elon College, the College of Arts & Sciences, and Professor of Psychology

 

 

 

Nancy Harris

Associate Dean of Elon College the College of Arts & Sciences, and Associate Professor of Biology

Areas: Curriculum processes, department course scheduling for each academic term, special projects relating to strategic planning

 

Annetta Womble

Program Assistant

Areas: Elon College Fellows program (ECF advisory committee), support for several departments

 

 

Angela Lewellyn JonesAngela Lewellyn Jones

Associate Dean of Elon College the College of Arts & Sciences, and Associate Professor of Social Justice

Areas: Operations and budget requests and management, contract processes for faculty and staff

 

Jessica RussellJessica Coble Russell

Administrative Assistant

Areas: Budgetary processes and contracts for faculty and staff

 

 

Kirby WahlKirby Wahl

Associate Dean of Elon College, the College of Arts & Sciences, and Professor of Performing Arts

Areas: Faculty/staff professional development; student affairs/concerns; coordination of search processes for continuing, lecturer and tenure-track faculty positions

 

Linda HibbardLinda Hibbard

Program Assistant

Areas: Event management coordination for the Office of the Dean; faculty/staff professional development reimbursements

 

Amy OvermanAmy Overman

Assistant Dean of Elon College, The College of Arts and Sciences, and Professor of Psychology

Areas: Securing grants and funding for cross-disciplinary programs

 

 

Montrisha BetheaMontrisha Bethea

Administrative Assistant

Areas: Scheduling and coordination of internal and external reviews, and meetings with department chairs

 

John Ring

Director of Engineering Outreach

 

 

 

Michael AbernethyMichael Abernethy

Communications Specialist for Elon College, The College of Arts and Sciences