Diverse Hiring - Higher Education

by Lydia Lum

In a panel discussion titled “So You Want To Be A Dean?,” several deans spoke about their job-hunting experiences, academic positions held prior to becoming deans and how candidates can boost their chances.

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by Jamal Eric Watson

Dr. Shaun R. Harper, an expert on campus climate and racial equity, is leaving the University of Pennsylvania to join the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California.

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by Jamal Eric Watson

The outgoing president of the Modern Language Association (MLA), called on scholarly organizations such as MLA to do a better job of making the case for why a liberal arts education still matters.

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by Jamaal Abdul-Alim

Staff and faculty are attempting to understand and even participate in student activism.

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   Arkansas State University Beebe

"One of the strengths of Arkansas State University-Beebe Student Support Services is its commitment to professional development that begins as soon as a staff person is hired. As the vice chancellor, I personally conduct additional orientation ..."

Dr. Deborah Garrett
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

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On the Move >>

MARTHA E. POLLACK has been named president of Cornell University, eff ective April 17. She is provost at the University of Michigan. Pollack earned a bachelor’s from Dartmouth College and a master’s and a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania.

LAURIE L. PATTON has been elected vice president of the American Academy of Religion. She is president of Middlebury College. Patton earned a bachelor’s from Harvard University and a master’s and a doctorate from the University of Chicago.

ROHIT VARMA has been named dean of the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.
He is interim dean and a professor of ophthalmology and preventive medicine. Varma earned a bachelor’s and M.D. from the University of Delhi in India and a master’s from Johns Hopkins University.

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