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The University of Richmond recognizes and values the work of its faculty and staff. Be sure to visit the University’s Faculty and Staff page for updates on activities, event, accomplishments and more. Accomplishments submitted to SPCS via the Faculty/Staff Accomplishments form will be included in the Accomplishments section of this page.

Adjunct Faculty Information

The Adjunct Faculty Advisory Committee (AFAC) has developed a comprehensive guide of processes and resources for adjunct faculty members.

Full Time Faculty Information

The following resources are provided for full-time faculty members.

Information for All Faculty

The following resources may provide useful to all SPCS faculty members:

Faculty Meetings

Fall: August/September 2019, date TBA, 4:45-8 p.m.

Spring: January 10, 2019, 4:45-8 p.m.

Jepson Alumni Center

Contact Us

Special Programs Building
490 Westhampton Way
Univ. of Richmond, VA 23173
Phone: (804) 289-8133
Fax: (804) 289-8138
spcs@richmond.edu

Monday-Friday: 8:30am–5pm
Closed for University holidays

Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

  • Laing quoted in AP article

    Program manager of the Institute on Philanthropy Kathy Laing, C’08, GC’16, is quoted in an Associated Press story on the nonprofit Southern Poverty Law Center’s firing of its co-founder. The story has appeared in dozens of additional publications.

  • Hocutt presents at national conference

    SPCS web manager and adjunct professor of liberal arts Daniel Hocutt, R’92 and G’98, recently presented research on holding digital search algorithms accountable at the annual conference of the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW) in Pittsburgh.

  • Nielson files SCOTUS amicus brief

    SPCS associate professor & assistant chair of liberal arts Erik Nielson joins artist Killer Mike and other rappers, scholars and industry leaders in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of rapper Jamal Knox, convicted based largely on his lyrics.

  • Hocutt presents at national symposium

    Daniel Hocutt, web manager and adjunct professor of liberal arts in SPCS, presented “UX Studies of Complex Websites: Proposing Methods for Studying Posthuman UX” at the 2019 Symposium for Communicating Complex Information (SCCI) held February 25-26 in Shreveport, La.

  • Wilson recognized for leadership

    SPCS dean Jamelle Wilson is featured in a Facebook post by Karla Redditte, NBC12 news anchor. The post highlights Wilson’s accomplishments as the first African American and first woman to lead Hanover County Public Schools as superintendent.

  • Osher grant award

    The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute received its third and final renewal of a capacity-building grant for $25,000 from the Bernard Osher Foundation. Stewardship assistant Amy Edwards and director Peggy Watson, W’76 (pictured), were co-writers of the proposal.

  • Lee featured in grant announcement

    Adjunct assistant professor of liberal arts Lauranett Lee, who also serves as a visiting lecturer in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, is pictured identifying fingerprints in the bricks at Menokin in an announcement of new grant awards from Virginia Humanities.

  • Bryant mentioned in Richmond Magazine

    Nora Bryant, Adjunct Instructor of Education, is mentioned in an article titled A Family-Friendly Outfit in Richmond Magazine. Bryant co-owns Little Nomad, a children’s clothing shop, with her husband, Anthony. She teaches courses related to special education.

  • Hanel hired as accreditation specialist

    Dr. Joel Hanel has been hired as Accreditation & Assessment Specialist in SPCS. Hanel coordinates school-wide accreditation and assessment efforts. He comes to Richmond from Radford University.

  • Lee profiled for contributions

    SPCS adjunct assistant professor of liberal arts Dr. Lauranett Lee is profiled in Richmond Magazine’s recent Arthur Ashe commemorative issue for her contributions to Richmond’s African-American community.

  • Gordon's work on The Giving Wall featured

    SPCS adjunct assistant professor of nonprofit studies Reggie Gordon is featured in a Startup Spotlight for working with local businesswoman Becky Crump to set up The Giving Wall, a partnership that highlights funding opportunities to support impoverished Richmonders.

  • Nielson quoted in NBC News article

    SPCS associate professor of liberal arts Erik Nielson is quoted in a NBC News article on the rise of emo rap to national prominence. Nielson identifies in emo rap lyrics the timeless messages of “angst, frustration, powerlessness” found in emo rock and in work by Tupac, Kid Cudi and Geto Boys.

  • Spires' article featured in podcast

    SPCS assistant professor of education Bob Spires, whose research interests include social justice-related issues impacting teacher training, is featured in an episode of Podcasts@Boatwright discussing a recent article published in Youth Voice Journal.

  • Kuti presents at WIDA Conference

    SPCS professor of graduate education Laura Kuti, assistant chair of teacher education & English language learner (ELL) specialist, presented on elementary reading assessment & ELL at the 2018 WIDA Conference in Detroit.

  • Laing represents UR at inauguration

    Kathy Laing, GC’16, manager of the UR Institute on Philanthropy, represented University of Richmond at the inauguration ceremony for Ferrum College’s 12th president, Dr. David J. Johns, on October 19, 2018.

  • Cassada named CLE director

    SPCS professor of education Kate Cassada, assistant chair of the Educational Leadership & Policy Studies program, has been named director of the Center for Leadership in Education (CLE), following former director Tom Shields’ appointment as SPCS associate dean.

Adjunct Faculty Meeting - Spring 2019