Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Special Projects
215 Jordan Hall of Science
Clarence Earl Carter is the assistant dean for faculty affairs and special projects. He is responsible for faculty appointments and milestone management; facilities oversight; assisting the dean, associate deans and department chairs in college-wide efforts; and serves an integral role in the strategic planning process. In addition, he also served as the interim managing director of the Notre Dame Haiti Program from 2013 to 2015.
A retired U.S. Navy Captain, he previously served as professor of naval science and commanding officer of the Naval ROTC Unit at Notre Dame. Before he came to the University, Carter was the executive assistant to the chief of naval personnel. Much of his earlier career was focused on submarine operations and maintenance, and heavily involved science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University where he obtained a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering and Mathematics. He also earned a Master of Science degree in Public Administration from Central Michigan University.