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Faculty Meetings

Below are the scheduled dates for faculty meetings. Meetings are held in the Esch-Hurvis Room of the Warch Campus Center and begin at 4:30 pm.


Term I Term II Term III
Tues, Sep 27 Tues, Jan 17 Tues, Apr4
Tues, Oct 25 Tues, Feb 7 Tues, May 9
Tues, Nov 15 Tues, Mar 7 Thurs, Jun 8



Term I Term II Term III
Wed, Sep 27 Thurs, Jan 18 Wed, Apr 11
Mon, Oct 16 Tues, Feb 13 Mon, May 7
Thurs, Nov 16 Fri, Mar 9 Thurs, Jun 7


Faculty Achievements

Gustavo C. Fares Professor of Spanish

  • Book reviews published

    Tuesday, November 17, 2015
    Type: Book reviews published

    “Spanish and Latin American Intellectuals under Dictatorships.” Swier, Patricia L., and Julia Riordan-Goncalves, eds. Dictatorships in the Hispanic World: Transatlantic and Transnational Perspectives. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2013. 352 pp. ISBN: 978-1-61147-589-0; Nicholson, Brantley, and Sophia A. McClennen, Eds. The Generation of '72: Latin America's Forced Global Citizens. Raleigh, NC: A Contracorriente, 2013. 282 pp. ISBN: 978-0-9853715-4-8.” Chasqui 44.2 (November 2015): 309-313.

Catherine C. Kautsky George and Marjorie Olsen Chandler Professor of Music and Professor of Music

Lavanya Murali Proctor Assistant Professor of Anthropology

  • Articles published

    Tuesday, June 2, 2015
    Type: Articles published

    LM Proctor, 2014. "English and Globalization in India: The Fractal Nature of Discourse". In Journal of Linguistic Anthropology, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 294-314.

Claudena Skran Edwin & Ruth West Professor of Economics and Social Science and Professor of Government

Rosa Tapia Associate Professor of Spanish

Timothy X. Troy J. Thomas and Julie Esch Hurvis Professor of Theatre and Drama and Professor of Theatre Arts

  • Compositions completed

    Wednesday, February 24, 2016
    Type: Compositions completed

    Radio play: Stem Cell, a memoir

    Submitted 25 January 2016 for BBC Radio 4 new play program.

  • Other accomplishment

    Thursday, August 3, 2017
    Type: Other accomplishment

    Sound Design - Beyond Flesh & Blood, by Dave Hendricksonn- Alchemist Theatre, Milwaukee

Stephanie Burdick-Shepherd Assistant Professor of Education

  • Paper presented

    Thursday, March 23, 2017
    Type: Paper presented

    “Cultivating Childhood Friendships as an Educative Aim: Virginia Woolf’s Non-Humanist, Humanist Challenge to Philosophers of Education,” (2017) Philosophy of Education Society annual meeting in Seattle, Washington, March 16-20.

Robert F. Williams Associate Dean of the Faculty and Associate Professor of Education

  • Presentations

    Wednesday, January 20, 2016
    Type: Presentations

    Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, and Liberal Education. Presentation for the Parents Leadership Council, Lawrence University, 9 October 2015.

Peter Neal Peregrine Professor of Anthropology

  • Books published

    Tuesday, June 2, 2015
    Type: Books published

    Anthropology, 14th Edition, with Carol R. Ember. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

Meeting Minutes

The minutes from faculty meetings through 2011-2012 are located here. To see the minutes from September 2012 to the present, click on "Resources for Faculty" in the menu to the left.

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