Ashford University Leadership

Adam Selhorst

Dr. Adam L. Selhorst

Executive Dean - College of Liberal Arts

Dr. Adam Selhorst joined Ashford University in May 2012. As Executive Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, Dr. Selhorst provides leadership in all aspects of the college's operations. He is responsible for developing degree programs, overseeing personnel, supervising curriculum, managing the college's budget, and collaborating with other University leaders to ensure a positive experience for all students.

Before taking on the role of Executive Dean, Dr. Selhorst served Ashford University as Associate Dean in the College of Liberal Arts, Academic Department Chair, and Program Chair of Environmental Studies. His previous academic experience includes positions as a Fellow at the National Science Foundation, Lecturer at the Ohio State University, Lecturer at Leeward Community College, Researcher at the University of Hawaii, and Student Research Scientist at Kenyon College. Dr. Selhorst is also a published author, a journal reviewer, and a prolific presenter at conferences and workshops.

Dr. Selhorst holds a PhD and MS in Environmental Science from the Ohio State University, an MA in Public Policy and Management from the Ohio State University, an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Ashford University, and a BA in Biology from Kenyon College.