Liberal Arts and Sciences

About the School

Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is dedicated to the genesis of knowledge and creative works in the Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences, and to the transmission, preservation, analysis, and evaluation of knowledge and creative works within the Hofstra University academic community and across larger regional and global communities.

Dean's Message

As dean of Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (HCLAS), I am delighted to welcome you to our website. Our college is the academic home for students, faculty, and staff in over 100 different undergraduate and graduate degree-granting programs, organized into four different schools: the School of Education; the School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy, and International Affairs; and the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

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Mission Statement

Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is dedicated to the genesis of knowledge and creative works in the Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences, and to the transmission, preservation, analysis, and evaluation of knowledge and creative works within the Hofstra University academic community and across larger regional and global communities. The following principles guide the mission of HCLAS.

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General Education Goals and Learning Objectives

As approved by the faculty of HCLAS

Dean's Office

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Dan Seabold HCLAS Dean

Daniel E. Seabold


Acting Dean, HCLAS

Professor of Mathematics

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Jean Giebel HCLAS Deans Office

Jean D. Giebel


Senior Associate Dean
for Curriculum and
Personnel

Professor of Drama
and Dance

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Kristin Weingartner_HCLAS Deans Office

Kristin Weingartner


Vice Dean for Student Academic Affairs and First-Year Programs

Professor of Psychology

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Steven Costenoble HCLAS Deans Office

Steven Costenoble


Senior Associate Dean
for Budget and
Planning

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Helene Morris HCLAS Deans Office

Helene Morris


Administrative Assistant

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chris jenkinson HCLAS Deans office

Chris Jenkinson


Senior Support Specialist

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Kristina Maddaluno HCLAS Deans Office

Kristina Maddaluno


Senior Support Specialist

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Lorraine Paretta HCLAS Deans Office

Lorraine Paretta, AA


Senior Support Specialist

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HCLAS Dean's Advisory Board

The Dean's Advisory Board of Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences consists of Hofstra College alumni and friends of Hofstra. They are responsible for advising administrators and providing input concerning educational programs, events, student opportunities, and facilities and operations. The Advisory Board is essentially responsible for ensuring that the college continues to excel and educate well-rounded students in the Liberal Arts. The Advisory Board is also a networking tool for both students and alumni. Each Advisory Board member brings something unique to the college, and we are proud to introduce each one of them to you.

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Bylaws

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