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People like you are the reason we’re here. If you’re a current student or Osher member, a member of our full-time or adjunct faculty, a graduate of the School or a member of our staff, you’ll find the information and resources you need in these pages.

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Students & Members

Information tailored for degree-seeking students (graduate & undergraduate), professional education students, and lifelong learning students including Osher Institute members.


SPCS degree-seeking students each year


SPCS Think Again students served each year


Osher members in a year


Graduates who’ve earned an undergraduate or graduate certificate, bachelor’s degree or master’s degree through University College (1962-1993), the School of Continuing Studies (1994-2011) and the School of Professional & Continuing Studies (2012-present) are considered alumni, automatically members of the SPCS Alumni Association and the University of Richmond Alumni Association.

Total number of SPCS alumni


All SPCS graduates are members of the UR Alumni Association


Alumni profiles in UROnline

UR Online alumni portal & directory


Our faculty make a difference in the lives of our students. This section provides instructional resources, administrative resources and contact information to help faculty teach effectively and efficiently.


Faculty appointments


Active adjunct faculty members


Average number of students in SPCS classes


Behind the scenes, staff at the University of Richmond support the work of faculty and students to advance knowledge through teaching, learning and research.

SPCS staff support marketing and engagement efforts, professional education and lifelong learning program management and development, recruitment and enrollment, finance and technical services, and administrative oversight of the School’s efforts.


Full-time & part-time staff in SPCS


Dean of SPCS


Associate deans

Staff & Faculty Accomplishments

Linda Fisher Thornton
Thornton to Headline Ethics Forum

Linda Fisher Thornton, SPCS adjunct associate professor of HR management and CEO of Leading in Context, LLC, will headline the Ethics in Governance Forum on November 16 through the Center for Ethics in Society at St. Anselm College. The title of her talk is “7 Ethical Lenses: Through the Kaleidoscope.” The remote event is free and open to the public.

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Ann C. Hodges
Hodges a Featured Labor Expert on WalletHub

Ann C. Hodges, professor of law emerita and chair of paralegal studies, is a featured labor expert in WalletHub’s 2021 Labor Day Facts – Travel, Money & More. Hodges responds to 5 questions about the Labor Day holiday and labor conditions in the U.S. She addresses threats facing workers, impacts of the gig economy, federal and state policy and legislation recommendations, and tips for Labor Day getaways.

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Erik Nielson
Nielson earns University Distinguished Scholarship Award

Erik Nielson, assistant chair and professor of liberal arts, was named a 2021 recipient of the University’s Distinguished Scholarship Award at the annual Colloquy celebration held August 18.

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Laura M. Kuti
Kuti Earns University Distinguished Educator Award

Laura Kuti, assistant chair of teacher education and assistant professor of education, was named a 2021 recipient of the University’s Distinguished Educator Award at the annual Colloquy celebration held August 18.

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