Pamela J. Baker, VPAA
- Dean of the Faculty's Office
- VP for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty
- Lane Hall, Room 120
- Helen A. Papaioanou Professor
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty
Pamela J. Baker has been Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty at Bates since 2011. As Dean, she is responsible for the College’s academic programs and curricula; faculty appointments; review, promotion, and tenure; and programs for faculty development, including funding for student-faculty research. As Vice President, she is a member of the College’s senior staff, involved in the college’s long-term policy issues and strategic planning, and she works closely with the Office of College Advancement to develop funding for academic programs, and oversees the Harward Center for Community Partnerships, the Department of Athletics, the Imaging Center, the Mathematics and Statistics Workshop, the Museum of Art, Office of the Registrar, and Writing at Bates.
The Dean of the Faculty values a strong faculty as the foundation of an outstanding College and all in the Office organize their work to advance and support the faculty.