Anthony J.W. Chase
Campus Address: Rockwell Hall 222
Dr. Chase joined the School of Arts and Humanities after the academic reorganization in 2004. He had served as assistant to President Muriel A. Howard for nearly ten years. As the dean’s assistant and member of the School of Arts and Humanities leadership team, he was charged to undertake “new initiatives.” These include efforts to enhance retention, recruitment, advisement, alumni development, donor cultivation, program promotion, career advisement, and public relations in the School of Arts and Humanities.
In this role, Dr. Chase administers the Arts and Letters major, for which he wrote the curriculum. He advises students who are seeking to switch majors. He also produces the Arts and Humanities newsletter, and administers the Arts and Humanities Sterling Scholarship program.
Dr. Chase teaches dramaturgy and script analysis in the Theater Department and assists that department with curriculum development. He served on the President’s Council on Equity and Campus Diversity, on the college’s Recruitment and Retention Committee, the Orientation Steering Committee, and on the College-wide Records and Retention Task Force.
For the School of Arts and Humanities, he chairs the Arts and Letters oversight committee. He earned his B.A. in English and Theater Arts from Trinity College, Hartford, CT, where he was the President’s Fellow in Theater Arts; and Ph.D. in English from the University at Buffalo.