CONWAY — Coastal Carolina University plans to create a new college within the university, combining existing departments on campus that will include education and behavioral and social sciences, according to an announcement Wednesday by the university’s provost.
In an email to faculty members, Provost Daniel Ennis said he is “pleased to announce the pending formation of the Spadoni College of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (SCBSE) and a national search for a founding dean of this new college.”
“Currently the Spadoni College is quite small in number of students and in number of faculty,” Ennis told the Post and Courier Myrtle Beach. “By adding these other departments into it, it becomes comparable in size to the business school and the humanities college.”
Ennis said the new college, which will be established in the summer of 2021, will raise the profile of social and behavioral sciences.
“At Coastal, because of