It’s Not Easy Being Dean
But Laura Belmonte makes sure to take a lighthearted approach to her work — and her life.
When she became dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences in August 2019, Laura Belmonte knew she had real challenges to tackle—and just the toys (and dogs!) for the job. “When you work hard, you should play hard,” she says. “You can be professional and productive and yet still infuse your work life with laughter and whimsy.”