Administration

Dr. Ed Ericson III

Dr. Ed Ericson III

Vice President for Academic Affairs & Dean of the Faculty

Ph.D., Indiana University
M.S., Indiana University
B.A., Calvin College

 

Dr. Ericson has served as the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty since 2002. He supervises undergraduate, degree completion, and graduate programs as well as the library, registrar, academic support service, distance learning, and institutional research functions of the university.

He received a Ph.D. in 1996 and master’s in history in 1989 from Indiana University and earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Calvin College in 1987.

Dr. Ericson came to JBU in 1994 as an instructor of history, specializing in diplomatic and military history, and is known for his use of historical simulations as learning tools. He has since served as head of the History/Political Science Department, Chair of the Division of Social and Behavior Studies, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies and the Dean of Undergraduate Studies. Prior to coming to JBU, he was an instructor of history at Calvin College.

Dr. Ericson has been served in a number of prominent national roles with the National Conference of Academic Deans, the American Academic Leadership Institute, the Council of Independent Colleges, and the Council of Christian Colleges & Universities.

Contact Dr. Ericson by email: eericson@jbu.edu