Jonathan D. Green, Provost and Dean of the Faculty at Illinois Wesleyan, is a conductor and composer. He is the author of six music-reference books and has received awards from ASCAP, the North Carolina Arts Council, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts for his compositions, which include numerous songs, choral works, three piano concertos, and seven symphonies. He received degrees from SUNY Fredonia, the University of Massachusetts, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where he was a University Excellence Fellow. He was previously Dean of the College and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Sweet Briar College, where he received the 1999 Award for Excellence in Teaching. He has given numerous presentations on a variety of topics in higher education for the Council of Independent Colleges, the Annapolis Group, and the American Council on Education. He is a member of ASCAP, the Conductors Guild, and Phi Mu Alpha, and he serves on the boards of the Illinois Symphony and the Illinois Shakespeare Festival. He presently resides in Normal, IL with his wife, Lynn Buck.