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PULTENEY STREET SURVEY - Spring 2020

Hussain

Hussain

Leadership Changes for Diversity and Hobart Dean’s Offices

Khuram Hussain, the current Dean of Hobart College and Associate Professor of Education, has been named the Colleges’ Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Reporting to the President and sitting on Senior Staff, Hussain will serve as the Colleges’ chief diversity strategist. The Offices of Intercultural Affairs, Academic Opportunity Programs and International Students will all report to him.

Hussain completed his Ph.D. in Cultural Foundations of Education at Syracuse University, where he was awarded the All University Dissertation Prize. His work as a dialogue facilitator, trainer and consultant to schools, universities, government offices, non-profits and community organizations on issues of diversity and equity has been recognized by the NAACP, the U.S. Armed Forces, and community and campus organizations nationwide, as well as by HWS faculty.

Brophy

Brophy

Scott Brophy ’78, P’12, Professor of Philosophy and Pre-Law Adviser for the Colleges, has been named the new Dean of Hobart College. A 1978 graduate of Hobart and the parent of a William Smith alumna, he will be the 16th Dean of Hobart College and only the third alumnus to hold the position. In his new role, Brophy will provide academic and personal advising to students while also developing and executing strategies and initiatives to increase student success.

Brophy received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Rochester. As Dean, he will continue to teach his two popular courses on crime and punishment and on 17th and 18th century philosophy. He is a founder and former director of the Environmental Studies Summer Youth Institute, a nationally acclaimed program for high school students now in its 27th year.

Hussain and Brophy begin their new roles on June 1, 2020.

 

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