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UW Arts Division welcomes ten new faculty members

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Submitted on June 14, 2020 - 5:00pm

After a series of successful faculty searches, the University of Washington will welcome ten new faculty members into the Division of the Arts during the 2020-21 academic year. The hires will join colleagues in the School of Art + Art History + Design, School of Drama and School of Music, and departments of Dance and DXARTS.

“The College of Arts and Sciences weathered the last great recession in 2008 by downsizing our faculty—that is, by not replacing faculty who retired or separated,” says Divisional Dean of the Arts Catherine Cole. “But one can only downsize for so long. The arts endured proportionally greater faculty losses in recent years than other divisions of the College. Now is the time to reinvest in the future of the arts at UW…

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