May 6, 2019


Dr. Roberto Nava

Finalist announced for Dean of College of Education at MSU Billings 



MSU Billings University Communications and Marketing, 657-2266

MSU BILLINGS NEWS — The search committee for the Dean of the College of Education at Montana State University Billings has announced the final candidate for the position as Dr. Roberto Nava.

The candidate will meet with City College and MSU Billings students, faculty, and staff. This candidate will present on the topic, “Which 3 areas would you prioritize in your vision for the future of the College of Education at Montana State University Billings, and what specific steps would you take to implement this vision and goals for the future?” during an open forum.

The forum will be held at 3 p.m. in the Liberal Arts building, room 205 on Monday, May 6. These sessions are open to the public. The forum allows time for attendees to ask questions and provide valuable feedback to the search committee.

Roberto Nava is currently Associate Dean of the Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver, Colo. Before assuming this position, he was the Director of Teacher Education and an Associate Professor at Warner Pacific University in Portland, Ore. He holds a Ph.D. in Education from Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore. in addition to a master’s degree in Education from George Fox University in Newburg, Ore., and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Oregon State University.

The search committee for Dean of the College of Education is comprised of Christine Shearer (Chair), Brenda Koch, Kathy Holt, Christopher Harrison, Susan Gregory, Rachael Waller, Austin Bennett, Natalie Bohlmann, Tina Hoagland.

For more information, contact Christine Shearer, Search Committee Chair and Dean of College of Arts and Sciences, at (406) 657-1690,