Houston Graduate School of Theology


Office of the Academic Dean

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Dr. Becky Towne, Academic Dean

Dr. Towne’s role in the Academic Office is designed to utilize her administrative gifts in the best way possible to facilitate academic degree programming for current students and faculty. Her main areas of service and facilitation include:

  • Provide leadership to faculty advisors regarding student advising, including any degree plan issue or change (e.g., change in degree program):

Students who are considering changing degree programs or adding a degree or certificate to their current program should select one of the following for submission to the Associate Academic Dean:

Petition to Change Degree Plan within Current Program – Fillable

Petition to Change Degree Program – Fillable

Petition to Add a Degree Program – Fillable

Petition to Enter Certificate Program – Fillable

Petition to Request Transfer Credits – Fillable

  • Supervise Field Education Program
  • Manage campus room assignments for the Academic Office
  • Manage Academic Events (e.g., Commencement, New Student Orientation, Faculty Workshop)
  • Coordinate Academic Publications (e.g., Academic Catalog, Academic Calendar, Faculty Handbook)



Dr. Becky Towne, Academic Dean
4300-C West Bellfort
Houston, Texas 77035
713-942-9505 Ext. 219
713-942-9506 (Fax)
Email: btowne@hgst.edu