Martin J. Eisenberg, Ohio Wesleyan University’s dean of academic affairs, was placed on administrative leave today, Sept. 21. The announcement came at 12:40 p.m., in the form of an email sent only to OWU faculty and staff. In it, Provost Chuck Stinemetz said that Associate Provost Dale Swartzentruber “will assume responsibility for the Dean on the Academic Policy Committee. All other reports (including Academic Department Chairs) will report directly to the Provost.”
Eisenberg was appointed as the dean of academic affairs on July 18, 2013. Before OWU, he worked at Truman State University in Missouri. According to Connect2OWU, “Eisenberg joined Truman State University in 2001 as associate provost and associate professor of economics. He became interim dean in 2012.”
Editor’s note: President Rock Jones, Eisenberg and Provost Chuck Stinemetz have been asked to comment. No response was given at the publication of the article.