Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences, a network of deans, fosters leadership and administration in colleges and schools of arts and sciences. In pursuit of our mission, CCAS connects deans with each other, provides professional development, serves as a forum for discussing issues in higher education, and advocates for liberal learning.

All arts and/or science decanal staff of a participating college within an institution are eligible for
the following benefits:
  • Password and access to the 'Members Only' area of the CCAS website
  • Monthly email updates
  • A variety of professional-development seminars, workshops, and webinars
  • Discounted registration fees at seminars and the Annual Meeting
  • A mentoring program for new deans and associate/assistant deans
  • A robust online community: comprised of 'communities,' CCAS Connect is the place to post discussion questions, share documents and announcements, access resources, search past discussions, connect to social media, and more.
  • An online searchable database (Deans Knowledge Base) of timely presentations, policy statements, ListServ discussions, and other resources
  • Training workshops for department chairs/heads and new deans
  • Searchable membership directory
NOTE: Usernames and passwords are assigned to member Deans, Associate, and Assistant Deans and allow them access to the members only sections of the CCAS website. If you do not remember your password, you can reset it by going to and clicking LOGIN at the top right corner of the homepage.  On the next screen click “Reset Password” link and enter your username or email address in the boxes provided on the following screen. Then, click “Reset Password Now” button and instructions for changing your password will be sent to your mailbox. For assistance, email
Click here to access the "Member Benefits and Services" brochure.
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