ACLS is pleased to host this community for sharing and uplifting the work of creating more just, humane, and innovative colleges and universities.

In addition to highlighting the work of participants in the Luce Design Workshops and the Mellon-funded Leadership Institute for a New Academy (LINA), we welcome success stories of positive change within the academy from across the ACLS community. Please share what you are doing on your campuses related to institutional, programmatic, and curricular change at [email protected].

Winter 2024 Newsletter
Ask LINA

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Anonymous, peer-to-peer advice on challenges facing faculty, department heads and administrators. This month: Keeping long-term goals on track in the midst of crises and administrative turnover.

 

Uplifting Faculty

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Deans Jeffrey Cohen, Sara Guyer, and Rebecca L. Walkowitz share how they are strengthening the position of humanities faculty at their institutions.

Humanities Leadership

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Graduate School Dean Celia Marshik shares how the lessons she took from LINA helped her make a compelling case for including the humanities in interdisciplinary conversations about climate research.

Undergrad Spotlight

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How do we make space for undergraduates to experience genuine interdisciplinary collaboration within the disciplinary structures of the academy?

This newsletter was written and compiled by Heather Hewett and Stacy Hartman.

Fall 2023 Newsletter
Ask LINA


Anonymous, peer-to-peer advice on challenges facing faculty, department heads and administrators. This month: What to do about Professor Grump?

 

Nancy Cantor


The Rutgers-Newark Chancellor shared her talk “Taking an Outside-In Perspective on a Forward-Looking Academy” at the 2023 LINA Summer Institute.

Rethinking Tenure


Stephanie Kirk on the upcoming, “Rethinking Tenure Assessment in the Humanities: A Blueprint for Transformation and Innovation,” November 6, 2023 at Washington University in St. Louis.

Inspired Learning


Stacy Hartman: “What Can Undergraduate Innovation Teach Graduate Programs?” What if we took something else entirely as the starting point for designing doctoral programs?

Highlights from the LINA 2023 Summer Institute