Office of the Dean

Memos from the Dean

Provost Kornbluth and Trinity College are funding a second cohort of Teaching for Equity Fellows this year. Nineteen faculty are now engaged in the year-long workshop series to learn how to address issues of identity, race and racial bias in their classrooms. read more »


Outline of the focus for Trinity College in the coming year. read more »


New Office Hours for the dean, and an opportunity to meet Dean Ashby's mentor, Joe DeSimone. read more »


Trinity College was able to close the FY15/16 year in July with a relatively small deficit of $365k and did not have to borrow against our reserve, as planned. This significant accomplishment is a direct result of cultivating more revenue in areas where we are able to do so. read more »


Recognition for Aldrich, Ruderman, Moi, Dunson, Gelfand, Lyle, Wang, Clyde, Caldwell, Starn, Stein, Wharton, Jaji, Burton, Byers, Conitzer, Cooper, Kennedy, Piot, Ramaswamy, Stiles, Wilson, Winters, Rojas, Litzinger, and Shouse. read more »


Chris Clarke has been named the Senior Assistant Vice President for Trinity College and Graduate School Development within the Office of University Development at Duke. read more »


Thank you to faculty and staff for the AY2015/2016 year, and graduation weekend. read more »


Recognition for Greenside, Solomon, Goodacre, VanTuyl, Whitt, Blake, Bruzelius, Howell, Broverman, Franz, Johnsen, Moody, Reed, Chow, Knight, Kiehart, Sloan, Wang, Tung, Charbonneau, Daubechies, Dubois, Edwards, Hacohen, Ramaswamy, Sigal, Stein, Bennett, Neal, Mazumdar, Tetel Andresen, Clotfelter, Fick, Flanagan, Gavin, Gonzalez, Keister, Kirk, Leary, Manion, McLarney, Nechyba, A. Rosenberg, G.... read more »


Update to students on Trinity College’s work towards diversity and inclusion in spring 2016. read more »


Cellular and developmental biologist Dan Kiehart will serve a second term as dean of natural sciences. He will lead the sciences through 2019. read more »


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 »


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


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


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