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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

  • 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.

  • 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.

Adjunct Faculty Meeting - Spring 2019