Even though the Dean may be one person, they act in numerous roles on a daily basis, which causes different groups of people to perceive the Dean very differently from one another. One day they may be meeting with the student council discussing goals for the student body, the next they may be speaking to a group of alumni across the country all while maintaining a strong and respected reputation of the college.
To students and prospective students, the Dean is intimidating, to parents, the Dean is the face of the college and to alumni, the Dean is influential. Speaking to reputation, as the Dean of a college, the Dean must be able to connect with all of these people and gain their trust and understanding of his or her goals for the college.
But how can the Dean build a bridge and connect with each of these very influential and different groups of people? Below you'll find several specific social media platforms to assist you in making your dean more approachable.