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Regent University Executive Search

  • Regent University seeks an extraordinary individual to serve as Dean of the Honors College.
  • The ideal candidate will be a cutting-edge entrepreneurial scholar with the following attributes:
    • A clear, compelling, and convincing Christian commitment, Charismatic, and filled with the Holy Spirit.
    • A passion to provide the university’s brightest students with world-class academics, best-in-class support, an advanced honors curriculum, enriched learning opportunities, and meaningful mentorships.
    • A desire to prepare top-tier students for advanced computer technology careers, graduate school, medical school, law school, and other careers where they will be able to provide the right solutions to real-world problems.
    • Proven ability to provide leadership to an academically diverse community of passionate scholars in various disciplines, including advanced computer technology, science, and math, as well as the arts and the humanities.
    • An earned Ph.D. and at least 10 years of experience in teaching and academic leadership.

Please send a letter of interest and resume, and direct inquiries to:

          William L. Hathaway, Ph.D.

          Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

          757.352.4320 /

Regent opened The Honors College on Regent’s campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia in 2020. The Honors College provides students with world-class academics, best-in-class support, advanced honors curriculum, and mentorship opportunities.  This is one of the most exciting academic ventures in the recent history of Regent University. The students in The Honors College are some of the brightest students at Regent who have come to explore the true meaning of greatness through a rigorous curriculum and under the teaching and mentorship of some of the brightest faculty in the nation.

The Honors College offers sophisticated honors curricula based on a unique L.I.F.E. model:

• Great Learning

• Great Instruction

• Great Faculty

• Great Expectations

The Honors College seeks to develop Christian thought leaders who can provide right solutions to real-world problems. In each class, honors students will collaboratively apply classical and contemporary thought, utilize analytical skills, and engage in creative problem-solving in order to develop strategic solutions.

Honors students engage in a unique intellectual, spiritual and social experience led by some of the most exceptional faculty in the nation. Students can expect challenging, meaningful opportunities to grow in faith and godly character; learn to appreciate and defend the great principles of liberty, justice, self-government, and economic freedom; and make significant contributions by addressing real-world problems.

Students in The Honors College also enjoy the following benefits:

• Exclusive scholarships awarded to all Honors College students

• Extensive mentorship opportunities with renowned faculty

• Advanced seminars and leadership training

• Access to travel funds on a competitive basis

• Priority class registration & graduate library privileges

• Unique access to international leaders in ministry, industry and government

• Competitive fellow positions in the Regent University Center for Christian Thought & Action

For more than 40 years, Regent University has trained Christian leaders to change the world.  Through The Honors College we are continuing to build upon this tradition of greatness.