Dr. Alan Bearman, Ph.D.
Dean of University Libraries & the Center for
Student Success and Retention
Dr. Alan Bearman is a native of London, England, who many years ago moved to the United States as a high school student. Upon graduating high school in Madisonville, Kentucky, Bearman graduate with a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Kentucky, a B.A. and M.A. in History from Murray State University, and a Ph.D. in History from Kansas State University. In a life full of adventures, Bearman was once a fairly good basketball player and is now an average referee, worked in retail management, and was fortunate enough to marry someone who loves to travel as much, if not, more than he does.