Snyder appointed as dean of Potter College of Arts & Letters

Larry Snyder

Herald Staff

David Lee, provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, has named Larry Snyder, who was serving as interim dean of Potter College of Arts & Letters, as dean of the college, according to an email sent to faculty and staff on Friday.

“Serving as Dean of Potter College is a wonderful opportunity. Larry’s collaborative and inclusive leadership style is perfectly suited to a diverse and dynamic college like Potter, and I’m looking forward to seeing the exciting future that he and his colleagues will build,” Lee said in the email. 

Snyder’s appointment concluded a five-month national search which attracted more than 50 applicants.

“Potter College has been home for most of my academic career.  It was — and remains — a great place to work and study, one filled with talented students and a gifted faculty. And I am excited by the opportunity to provide some measure of service and leadership to the college that has nurtured my professional life,” Snyder said in the press release. 

The Herald will update this story as more information becomes available.