I am pleased to announce that Kim McLarin, Professor of Creative Writing and Graduate Program Director of the MFA in Popular Fiction Writing and Publishing at Emerson, has accepted my invitation to serve in an interim role as the College’s Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies.
The Teach-In, now in its sixth year, encourages Emerson community members to explore what actions they can take to help dismantle racism and promote social justice on campus and beyond.
Beyond Racial Equity is supported by a team of consultants with specific expertise in areas of anti-racism, anti-oppression, and equity in higher education.
As a world, a nation, and a College community, we have navigated a very challenging and, for many families and individuals, a devastating year filled with personal loss
Emerging from the crisis caused by the pandemic, the Emerson community enters this new fiscal year with deep gratitude for the collective efforts made to ensure our institution maintained its academic excellence
I am writing to share with you an update on the Social Justice Center (SJC) in advance of Sylvia Spears’ departure to College Unbound in Rhode Island.
We have determined, based on information and guidance from our local health experts and city and state government officials, that widespread COVID-19 vaccination is the best way to protect the health and safety of the Emerson community.
I am inspired by the possibilities of what the Emerson community can achieve together, if we—as Dr. Spears calls upon us to do—reflect, learn, and take action to liberate ourselves from the pernicious practices and beliefs that oppress Black and Brown people.
President Lee Pelton joined 10 other college presidents in a May 24 Zoom panel to talk about the most pressing issues facing higher ed today.
We are pleased to announce that Dr. William (Bill) Gilligan, Professor Emeritus, has agreed to return to Emerson as Interim President of Emerson College, effective June 1