Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Professor of Anthropology and Director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Center, has been named a Chancellor’s Leadership Fellow in the Office of Equity and Inclusion.
UMass Amherst welcomed over 125 new faculty to the academic community in August. To launch their careers on campus, new faculty participated in a virtual New Faculty Orientation (NFO) spanning four mornings from August 10-13.
Jenny Adams, Sonya Atalay, Chrystal George Mwangi, and Christiane Healey have been appointed Chancellor’s Leadership Fellows for the 2020-21 academic year.
To help faculty address a summer of disruption and uncertainty, the Office of Faculty Development and the Associate Provost for Equity and Inclusion are working with partners across campus to coordinate a collaborative offering of optional summer programming to support faculty resilience in research and writing.
The UMass Amherst Office of Faculty Development is pleased to award Mutual Mentoring Grants to ten teams and four individual faculty for 2020-21.