College of the Liberal Arts announces faculty hires to strengthen Department of African American Stu

June 24, 2019

The College of the Liberal Arts announced it had hired nine new faculty members in an effort to strengthen its scholarly expertise in African American and African Diaspora life and culture. All of the new hires will have at least a partial academic appointment in the Department of African American Studies. “This is the biggest single step forward in faculty and academic diversity in the history of the college,” said Susan Welch, dean of the College of the Liberal Arts.