Dean's Memos

Please submit information to be included in future memos from the dean to Deborah Hill, Associate Dean for Communications at Trinity College of Arts & Sciences.

Mathematical physicist Arlie Petters has been appointed Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, effective July 1. read more »

Srinivas Aravamudan's family is holding a visitation on Friday, April 15 from 5-8 p.m. at the Hall-Wynne Funeral Center Chapel. The family is holding a visitation on Friday, April 15 from 5-8 p.m. at the Hall-Wynne Funeral Center Chapel. - See more at: https://trinity.duke.... read more »

Our response to the North Carolina House Bill 2 - Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act. read more »

Srinivas Aravamudan, professor of English and former dean of the humanities at Duke, passed away this morning. read more »

Gennifer Weisenfeld, professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies, has been appointed Dean of the Humanities within Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1. She will serve through June 2019. read more »

Topics for end of term A&S Council presentation, brief updates on Excellence, Leadership & Mentoring, and Diversity strategic planning themes. Overview of process now for unionization of non-regular rank faculty. Update on campaign progress. read more »

Update on the leadership & mentoring strategic planning theme. Recognition of faculty: Buchanan, Arcidiacono, Chafe, Comer, Dorfman, Florand, Hariri, Lo, Matory, Merkx, Nelson, Stephens, Giliam, Longino, McLarney. Announcement of several leadership changes. read more »

Invitation for faculty to submit interest for two leadership positions in Trinity College of Arts & Sciences: Dean of Academic Affairs/Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, and Dean of the Humanities. read more »

Update for undergraduate and graduate students on our school-specific plans to address the problems raised by the fall community conversations, and incidents of bias, racial aggression and hate that have occurred on our campus. read more »

Update to faculty and staff on Trinity College's diversity strategic planning theme. read more »

Recognizing Donald, Hargrove, Maurel, Munger, Powell, Ramaswamy and Sieburth for professional awards. Recognizing Whitfield and Neal for mentoroing awards. Recognizing Bail, Casanova, Dainotto, Donahue, Fish, Garreta, Hariri, Jaffe, Janiak, Johnsen, Kwon, Mackey, Moosa, Mottahedeh, Munger, Philipsen, ramaswamy, Rego, Rojas, Thompson, Torgovnik, Tuna, Wald, Beramendi, Kitschelt, Anomaly, Brennan,... read more »

As a key driver for new ideas and creativity, diversity is at the very core of a liberal arts education—and at the core of our institutional values. To be a truly educated person, we believe you should embrace and practice an appreciation for different disciplines, thought processes, modes of expression, and histories. As we dedicate ourselves each day to providing such an education, we must also... read more »

Financial update on the close of the FY14/15 fiscal year. read more »

Condolences for the passing of former deans Ernestine Friedl and Malcolm Gillis. read more »

Overview of Dean Ashby's Fall 2015 address to A&S Council. Welcome to new department chairs. read more »