New FAS Faculty Hires to Focus on Ethnic Studies

Goal 1

What is it?

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) is planning on hiring a “cluster of faculty” in the areas of ethnicity, indigeneity, and migration in the next year. The new positions will be in Asian American, Latinx, and Islam in America/Muslim American areas will “complement planned hires in other departments in the divisions of social science and arts and humanities.”

What goal(s) does it connect to?  

  • Goal 1: Recruitment, Retention, and Development Practices for Excellence
  • Goal 1.1 Inclusive Excellence

Why is it important?

This step for FAS marks their acknowledgement of the importance of ethnic studies – new faculty hires will hopefully create a pathway/roadwork for ethnic studies for undergraduate students who have shown interest in pursuing this field of study.  

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