From Provost Scott Gordon:
Dr. Pui-Yan Lam, Professor of Sociology and Justice Studies and Associate Dean in the College of Social Sciences, has accepted the position of Faculty Commons Director. Dr. Lam has served as Associate Dean since 2012 and has been a member of the faculty since 2001. Her research often focuses on race and culture. She is well-versed in assessment of student learning as well as study-abroad experiences of students. Dr. Lam is a co-champion on the Ignite Change Strategic Planning team, and has served as a new faculty mentor.
As director she will enable the Faculty Commons to support all teaching faculty, including teaching assistants, adjuncts, lecturers, on all campuses, at every stage of their careers; establish and enhance programs that support the scholarship of teaching and learning in a holistic approach; bring together faculty, administrative/professional staff, and students to foster a sense of shared responsibility in learning, and much more.
Please join me in welcoming Dr. Lam to the position.