Dr. Alan Bearman, Ph.D.
Dean of University Libraries & the Center for
Student Success and Retention
Welcome to the website of Dr. Alan Bearman. Currently a Professor of History and the Dean of University Libraries & the Center for Student Success and Retention at Washburn University, Dr. Bearman is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, Murray State University and Kansas State University. Married with two children, Bearman is a resident of Topeka, Kansas, a student of the History of Christianity and early America and well known at Washburn for his commitment to student success.