The Dyson Difference, Dean's Message
Rich Schlesinger, PhD, Acting Dean
What sets Dyson College apart from other liberal arts colleges?
Preparation for a life of leading.
Dyson College offers you amazing opportunities to expand your intellectual landscape, to stimulate your scholarly curiosity, and to engage in professional experiences blended with academic learning that is unrivaled in the field of liberal arts higher education.
We understand that you need to be prepared for a career upon graduation. Careers that are found across a variety of sectors and encompass a breadth of professions, be they humanitarian, educational, creative, financial, cultural, scientific, environmental, sociological in nature, or in the helping professions – the choice is yours. But it’s more than a career that we prepare you for – we prepare you with an education that integrates your interests, your intellect, and your career aspirations, which sets you up for a range of outcomes and personal fulfillment over your entire lifetime.
At Dyson, we educate for the many professions across the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences with programs that prepare you to succeed in your chosen career path. Our programs feature a strong liberal arts foundation and are academically rigorous, our co-curricular and professional experiences are wide in scope, and our accomplished faculty nurture your specific academic, personal and professional aspirations with the individualized attention you deserve.
We’re responsive, supportive, and laser-focused on your success, whether you choose to immediately enter the job market, or continue on to graduate school. We engage you on every level of your educational experience with one goal in mind: to ensure that you emerge prepared for a rewarding life of leading, wherever your personal and professional pursuits take you. In our book, that’s a life worth leading.
I hope you enjoy exploring our website, and I urge you to reach out to any one of our advisors who can answer questions about the wide-range of opportunities at Dyson College.
Rich Schlesinger, PhD, Fellow ATS
Acting Dean, Dyson College of Arts & Sciences
Professor of Biology