Shawn Silman is the Dean of Liberal Arts at San Jacinto College, which is located in Houston, Texas. Prior to becoming the Dean in 2011, he served for 6 years as San Jacinto’s Athletic Director and 11 years as the Head Women’s Basketball Coach at San Jacinto.
In today’s episode, we discuss:
- What exactly a Dean of Liberal Arts does on a daily basis
- Why he got out of coaching and went into the academic side
- The great flood of 2017 and how it affected Houston and San Jacinto’s students
- How he made the transition from athletics to academics in an educational setting