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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: TBA 2020

Spring: January 10, 2020, 5-8 p.m.

Jepson Alumni Center

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Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

  • Roberts named chair of statewide school attorneys council

    Wendell C. Roberts, adjunct associate professor of education, has been elected chair of the Virginia Council of School Attorneys (VCOSA). The council is an affiliate of the National Council of School Attorneys and the only statewide organization for attorneys who represent public K-12 school boards.

  • Shelton a featured expert on gig work & employment

    Becca Shelton, Career Services advisor for SPCS and MBA students and University alumni, is a featured expert commenting on gig work and employment in a Credit Donkey post, Online Jobs for Teens.

  • Spires, Datta publish journal article

    Dr. Bob Spires, Associate Professor of Education, and Dr. Monti Datta, Associate Professor of Political Science, have published an article about their experience leading students in last summer’s Encompass Southeast Asia short-term study abroad experience, in the teaching resource journal Education about Asia.

  • Lee appointed to citizens' advisory council

    Dr. Lauranett Lee, SPCS adjunct professor of liberal arts and visiting lecturer in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, has been appointed by Governor Ralph Northam to join the Citizens’ Advisory Council on Furnishing and Interpreting the Executive Mansion. The announcement was released May 1 and included in a list of recent gubernatorial appointments.

  • Shelton offers job search tips

    Becca Shelton, SPCS and alumni career advisor and assistant director of career services, offers 5 job search tips to those seeking a job during the global pandemic in How To Find A Job In A Global Pandemic on The Girlfriend from AARP

  • Shields featured on Academic Minute

    Dr. Tom Shields, associate dean and associate professor of education and leadership studies, discusses the benefits of school rezoning on The Academic Minute, part of a weeklong Jepson Takeover featuring a different Jepson School of Leadership Studies professor each day.

  • Scharf co-authors Style Weekly op-ed

    Dr. Adria Scharf, adjunct assistant professor of nonprofit studies, co-authored a Style Weekly op-ed titled “Pulling Together” that urges local leaders to “step up to the plate with a bold, practical and inclusive vision for our city’s future” in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Authored with Dr. Thad Williamson, associate professor in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies.

  • Roberts interviewed on Virginia This Morning

    Dr. Dan Roberts, chair of the liberal arts program and host of A Moment in Time, shares insights about the history of world pandemics and the importance of physical separation in an interview on CBS 6’s Virginia This Morning show.

  • Nielson interviewed with co-author on BLEU

    Dr. Erik Nielson, associate professor & assistant chair of liberal arts, is interviewed with his Rap on Trial co-author, Andrea Dennis, on the website BLEU.

  • Roberts interviewed on WRVA

    Dr. Dan Roberts, chair of the liberal arts program and host of A Moment in Time, discusses the coronavirus outbreak in the context of historical plagues in an interview on Richmond’s Morning News with John Reid on Newsradio 1140 WRVA.

  • Spires earns promotion to associate professor

    Dr. Bob Spires, professor in the SPCS graduate education program, has been approved by the University Board of Trustees for promotion from assistant professor to the rank of associate professor.

  • Wilson delivers address at award ceremony

    Dr. Jamelle Wilson, dean of the School of Professional & Continuing Studies, was the featured speaker at Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s 41st Annual Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans Award Ceremony. Wilson’s address was titled “Paying the Rent: Finding Value through a Life of Service.”

  • Wilson named local visionary

    Dr. Jamelle Wilson, dean of the School of Professional & Continuing Studies, was named a local visionary and profiled in a speciality publication of the Richmond Times-Dispatch titled “Local Visionaries Reflect on Black History Month” in the February 7 print and e-editions of the paper.

  • Madron to offer conference keynote

    Justin Madron, GIS Project Manager & Analyst in the University of Richmond Digital Scholarship Lab, will join the lab’s director, Robert K. Nelson, in delivering the keynote address at the Virginia Association for Mapping & Land Information Systems (VAMLIS) GIS Conference in April. Madron is a lead instructor for the GIS Professional Certificate.

  • Wilson moderates MLK Day event

    Dr. Jamelle Wilson, dean of the School of Professional & Continuing Studies, moderated Virginia Commonwealth University’s MLK Day 2020 keynote event, Reflections on the Fierce Urgency of Now, on the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The event featured remarks, discussion and screening of the film Woke Vote.

Adjunct Faculty Meeting - Spring 2019
Adjunct Faculty Meeting
Adjunct Faculty Meeting
Adjunct Faculty Meeting