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Resources for Faculty

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:

  • Innovations in Teaching defining innovations in teaching along 14 dimensions, and nominations for annual award.
  • Determine multimedia needs ahead of time and prepare fail-safes.
  • Don’t forget to develop an instructional continuity plan in case of class cancellation.
  • Faculty meetings are held early in the spring and fall semesters. SPCS Night and Commencement are held early in May.
  • You may also wish to become a Safe Zone Ally to support LGBTQ members of the Richmond community.
  • If you are interested in additional employment opportunities at Richmond, visit SPCS job postings or the HR online jobs site.
  • Free and discounted professional development opportunities are available for all faculty; Review the list on the Adjunct Resources page.

Faculty Meetings

Fall: Friday, September 7, 2018, 4:30-8 p.m.

Spring: January 2019 date TBA, 4:30-8 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

  • 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.

  • Cassada named SPCS Distinguished Educator

    Professor of education Kate Cassada, assistant chair for graduate educational leadership & policy studies, has been awarded the University of Richmond Distinguished Educator Award in the School of Professional & Continuing Studies for 2018.

  • Madden completes Trans Am Bike Race

    Ben Madden, History of Craft Brewing instructor in the SPCS Beer Brewer Professional Certificate program, was featured in a Richmond Times-Dispatch column by Bill Lohmann for completing the 4,300-mile Trans Am Bike Race from Astoria, Ore. to Yorktown, Va.

  • Shelton advises career switchers

    Assistant director of career services Becca Shelton offers career advice in a TalentCulture post titled 5 Ugly Myths About Changing Career in Your 30s. Shelton serves working professionals including SPCS students and UR alumni as a career advisor.

  • Gordon named interim deputy in City Hall

    Reggie Gordon, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nonprofit Studies, has been named the City of Richmond’s interim Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Human Services by Mayor Levar Stoney.

  • Lee quoted in Washington Post

    Dr. Lauranett Lee, Jepson School of Leadership Studies visiting lecturer and SPCS adjunct assistant professor, is quoted in a Washington Post article about teachers at the Stratford Hall teachers’ institute learning effective ways to teach about slavery.

Fall 2017 SPCS Faculty Meeting

Professor Joe Ben Hoyle: Favorite Tips for Classroom Teaching