Larry D. Singell was named executive dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University in 2011. As executive dean of the College, Singell administers one of the largest comprehensive liberal arts colleges in the country, including more than 70 degree-granting departments and programs that span the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. The College is the oldest and largest division of Indiana University, with more than 900 faculty and more than 12,000 graduate and undergraduate students.
Under his leadership, the College recently became the administrative home of three new IU schools: the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, The Media School, and the School of Art, Architecture and Design.
Prior to his arrival at Indiana University, Singell was a 23-year member of the faculty of the University of Oregon. He served as associate dean in the UO College of Arts and Sciences from 2008 to 2011 and as head of the Department of Economics from 2006 to 2008.
Singell serves on the editorial board and is a former editor of the Economics of Education Review, the leading journal in the economics of education.