Montana State University

Deans' Council

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172560
Bozeman, MT 59717-2560

Tel: (406) 994-4373
Email: Julie Heard


Provost Martha Potvin

Deans' Council

Future Meeting Dates

(*Second Tuesday of each month.)

December 9, 1:30 - 3:30PM (PCR)

January 13, 1:30 - 3:30PM (PCR)

*All meetings will take place
in the President's Conference Room.



The Deans’ Council will provide vision and leadership for the academic enterprise of the University.

Areas of Responsibility

  1. Oversight and coordination of academic goals for the University
  2. Identifying synergies between/among teaching, research and outreach roles
  3. Serve as a clearinghouse for Board of Regents academic items
  4. Review of proposed new and existing academic programs
  5. Engagement with other Councils (Planning, Research, Budget, University)
  6. Review and advise regarding institutional assessment plan
  7. Collaborate with Faculty Senate on academic policies
  8. Identification of academic opportunities/challenges of the 4-campus/one university model


Provost, Chair  
Dean of Agriculture  
Dean of Arts & Architecture  
Dean of Business  
Dean of Education, HHD  
Dean of Engineering  
Dean of Gallatin College  
Dean of Letters & Science  
Dean of Libraries  
Dean of Nursing  
VP for Student Success (Designated by the VP)
VP for Research  
Faculty Senate [Designated by Senate]