Inclusive Pedagogies

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently published a helpful guide with links to articles and studies on how to reach more students and make your teaching more inclusive. Continue reading »

Professional Development and Mentoring at Williams

At Williams College, we are committed to furthering the professional development of faculty members as teachers, scholars/artists, and contributors to college governance. We seek to provide support for continuing growth in these areas. Every faculty member has access to a range of college resources for professional development. Information about these… Continue reading »

Drop-in lunches with Associate Deans

Dear Colleagues,

The Associate Deans’ lunches are held on Wednesdays at noon at the Faculty House. They are occasions for faculty to get together and talk—across ranks, divisions, and disciplines—on topics of mutual interest.

This fall our conversations will revolve around Strategic Planning.  We will host the Faculty and Staff Development and Student Learning working groups from the Strategic Planning process and also talk about subjects that emerge from those discussions. We hope you will join us for one or more lunches. Please charge your lunch to the Office of the Dean of the Faculty.

Co-hosted by Interim Associate Dean for Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Carmen Whalen and Associate Dean of Faculty Kashia Pieprzak. If you would like to suggest a topic for discussion, please contact one of us.

Fall 2019 Schedule 

9/18 Discussion with the Faculty/Staff Development and Student Learning working groups

10/2 Discussion with the Faculty/Staff Development and Student Learning working groups

11/13 General discussion related to strategic planning


Design Thinking Pilot @ Williams

Thanks to a very generous gift, Williams has officially launched a three-year Design Thinking pilot program,  to be spearheaded by Richard Grefé, our Design Thinker in Residence (DTiR). Ric will be a resource for faculty, staff and students who would like to learn more about and engage innovative practices. For… Continue reading »