Provost Greg Davis announced the appointment today (June 19, 2016) of Charles A. Rybak as interim Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
He will provide leadership in the areas of visual and performing arts, humanities, communication, computer and information sciences and social sciences. The Dean is responsible for budget, personnel, curriculum, strategic planning and constituent relations in promoting UW-Green Bay and the College. He will provide academic and administrative leadership and oversight of interdisciplinary and disciplinary programs in the College as well as the University’s general education program.
Rybak is well known and respected both on campus and in the community. He has demonstrated a commitment to undergraduate education, to interdisciplinary teaching and learning, scholarship, as well as shared governance that has significantly advanced the University’s mission. He has been a member of the UW-Green Bay Humanistic Studies and English faculty since he joined the University in 2010 as an assistant professor. He advanced to the rank of associate professor in 2013, and was promoted to full professor in 2017. From 2003-2010, Rybak was a member of the UW-Colleges’ English department as well as UW-Colleges Online. Additionally, he has several years experience as a high school English teacher.
“Chuck’s background and experiences will be called upon frequently as he leads the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences during this transformative time,” said Provost Davis. “Please join me in congratulating interim Dean Chuck Rybak on this next venture.”