LADO Announces More than 200 Job Opportunities

Exciting news for those seeking teaching positions at liberal arts colleges: The Liberal Arts Diversity Officers consortium (LADO) just announced more than 200 position openings at many of their member institutions. Their comprehensive list includes open positions, including many tenure-track positions, as of the beginning of the fall semester. See the list at http://liberalartsdiversity.org/positions/.

Please note that this list is not updated on a regular basis. Those interested in applying for a listed position should check its associated application link and/or the hiring college’s website to confirm the position’s status and for full application instructions.

Rachel Hynson Named C3 Research and Program Associate

hynson-headshot-2Rachel Hynson has joined C3 as Research and Program Associate.

Hynson, whose office is based at C3 member institution, Middlebury College, previously served as the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies Program at Dartmouth College. She earned her PhD in Latin American History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Kansas.

As the C3 Research and Program Associate, Hynson will collaborate with leadership from C3’s eight partner institutions as they develop a national model for creating more diverse and inclusive environments in higher education. For more information, visit the Middlebury College Newsroom.

Fall 2016 C3/LADO Visits Announced – Register Now!

C3 partner institutions, the University of California at Berkeley, Columbia University, and the University of Michigan, will host C3/LADO faculty-recruitment visits on their campuses in September and October.

The two-day visits will provide graduate students entering the academic job market with information about pursuing academic careers and diversifying the faculty at liberal arts colleges. Faculty and academic affairs administrators from liberal arts colleges including Bates, Connecticut, Reed, Middlebury, and Williams are scheduled to participate in presentations, workshops, and panel discussions. A limited number of individual meetings will be available to provide feedback on job application materials, including C.V.s and cover letters.

Visit dates include:

UC Berkeley: September 26 and 27 (please register by September 16 at http://tinyurl.com/BerkeleyC32016)

Columbia: October 17 and 18 (registration details to come)

Michigan: October 10 and 11 (registration details to come)

While these events are designed specifically for underrepresented graduate students, including students from educationally disadvantaged backgrounds, students of color, and disabled students, all graduate students entering the job market this year are welcome to attend. Registration is required.

The C3/LADO visits are designed to cultivate interest in liberal arts colleges and to introduce liberal arts college teaching to underrepresented graduate students.

Launched in 2012 and funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, C3-Creating Connections Consortium seeks to promote full participation in higher education by building capacity, investing in cohorts of talented graduate students and faculty from underrepresented groups, and creating and nurturing connections between organizations committed to institutional change. In partnership with the Liberal Arts Diversity Officers Consortium (LADO) and the Center for Institutional and Social Change at Columbia Law School, C3’s member institutions include Bates College, Connecticut College, Middlebury College, and Williams College, as well as Columbia University, University of California at Berkeley, University of Chicago, and University of Michigan.

C3 Welcomes New University Partners

Two top U.S. research universities recently joined C3 as partner institutions: C3 is pleased to welcome the University of Chicago and the University of Michigan. Read the all details in the official announcement.

C3 membership now includes Bates College, Connecticut College, Middlebury College, Williams College, University of California at Berkeley, Columbia University, University of Michigan, and University of Chicago. LADO members and the Center for Institutional and Social Change at Columbia Law School are also partners in the consortium.