Louis E. Newman, PhD

Louis E. Newman is the former dean of academic advising and associate vice provost for undergraduate education at Stanford University. At Stanford, he grew the advising program, promoted a holistic approach to academic advising, and advocated for liberal education.
He is also the John M. and Elizabeth W. Musser Professor of Religious Studies, Emeritus, at Carleton College, where he taught for thirty-three years. During his tenure at Carleton, he also served as an associate dean of the college, which included expanding the advisor training program and launching new programs to support advisors. He also served for a term as director of the Perlman Center for Learning and Teaching, which sponsored weekly programs for faculty and staff on all aspects of pedagogy, academic policy, and trends in higher education. In this role he also functioned as the informal mentor to the faculty at Carleton, which is consistently rated by US News & World Report as #1 for undergraduate teaching.
Last Updated: 5-09-2023