Dean's Message

Welcome to NSU’s Halmos College of Arts and Sciences and the Guy Harvey Oceanographic Research Center! The College is NSU’s intellectual and cultural foundation, firmly anchoring the University in the liberal arts and sciences necessary for the 21st Century workforce on into graduate school. We engage you in a cutting-edge selection of majors and minors, built on innovative models and relevant technologies.

In programs across the performing and visual arts, the natural and social sciences, and the humanities, the College is authentically invested in supporting experiential and high impact learning opportunities, cross-disciplinary education, and globally significant research and scholarship. The College provides an inclusive learning community, grounded in faculty-student collaboration and teaching-learning excellence, leading you to a path of passionate life-long learning and self-discovery. On behalf of our faculty and staff, I extend our sincere wishes for a rewarding academic year of successful productivity on your personal and professional goals.


Holly Lynn Baumgartner, Ph.D.


 Holly Lynn Baumgartner, Ph.D. Signature

Headshot of Dean Holly Lynn Baumgartner, Ph.D.