Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Katherine Bassard, Chair of Department of English

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Katherine Bassard, Chair of Department of English

Dr. Katherine Bassard became chair of the VCU Department of English effective July 1, 2012. Dr. Bassard replaced Dr. Terry Oggel, who served as department chair since July 2006. Dr. Bassard received her undergraduate degree in English at Wake Forest University, an MA in English here at VCU, and her PhD in English at Rutgers […]

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College Presents Awards and Honors Retiring Faculty

The College presented its annual Faculty Awards at a breakfast this morning, and also honored retiring faculty for their years of service to VCU. Dean Jim Coleman made opening remarks, followed by the presentation of the awards by Dr. Alison Baski, Executive Associate Dean for the College. The retiring faculty were congratulated and offered words […]

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Dean’s Society Enjoys Ram’s Victory Over UNI

Dean Jim Coleman welcomed members of the Dean’s Society and members of the Humanities and Sciences staff to a hospitality suite at the Siegel Center to watch the Rams take on the University of Northern Iowa during the BracketBusters tournament on February 17th. The Rams put on a great show for everyone in attendance the […]

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Greetings from Jim Coleman, Dean of the College of Humanities and Sciences

OPEN LETTER TO THE VCU COMMUNITY On July 8, 2011, I started a new chapter in my life and academic career by taking on the role of dean of Virginia Commonwealth University’s College of Humanities and Sciences (the College) after spending the past four years as the vice provost for research at Rice University.  I […]

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Dr. James S. Coleman Named New Dean of College of Humanities & Sciences

From VCU News Center: James S. Coleman, Ph.D., a highly regarded ecology and evolutionary biologist and academic administrator, has been named dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University College of Humanities and Sciences, effective July 15. Coleman currently is vice provost for research and professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Rice University in Houston. “Dr. […]

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