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CHASS Strategic Planning

UCR 2030 is a campus-wide strategic planning effort that will identify UCR’s priorities and goals and provide a roadmap for how to achieve them. It is driven by three broad strategic goals for the central campus organization: Build financial stability, resiliency, and sustainability Invest in the success of the people who teach, do research, work...
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CHASS Electronic Communications Policy

Colleagues, Pursuant to the University of California Electronic Communications Policy, UCR Policy Number 350-11 on Email Distribution, and the UCR Social Networking Policy Document, the CHASS Office of the Dean adopts the following guidelines for College-wide electronic communications: Communications from the Office of the Dean Non-elective electronic communications from the Office of the Dean will...
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CHASS announces new faculty promotions

In accordance with a review by UCR’s Academic Personnel Office and the approval of the Office of the Provost, the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CHASS) announces the promotion of 22 faculty members, taking effect July 1, 2022. Promotions include four faculty members who have been promoted to Distinguished Professor, three promoted to...
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CHASS Workplace Strategic Flexibility 2022-2023

CHASS staff and supervisors, As we approach the beginning of the fall academic quarter, we take many of the lessons learned since March 2020 and begin applying them to a long-term vision of how and where work is performed in support of our College mission to advance educational opportunity and world-class research in Inland Southern...
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CHASS Leadership Announcement

Colleagues, With great pleasure, I announce three important additions to our CHASS leadership structure. All three of these leaders will bolster their respective talented and dedicated teams. Please join me in congratulating Cova, Jeff, and Leigh on their new roles. Yours sincerely, Daryle Williams Professor of History and Dean College of the Humanities, Arts, and...
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2022-23 Chairs & Directors Announcement

Colleagues, As July officially begins the 2022-23 fiscal year, I take this opportunity to formally announce the appointments, reappointments, and extensions of CHASS unit chairs and directors as well as thank our outgoing unit heads for their dedication to our academic mission and research, and service to our students, faculty, staff, and our greater Inland...
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CHASS Budget Announcement

Dear CHASS faculty, staff, students, and friends: The past two weeks have brought much budget news about UCR’s fiscal year that ended June 30 as well as the University of California in the 2022-23 State Budget. Chancellor Wilcox’s July 1 communication about $47M in one-time funding for climate initiatives at UCR and an additional $51M...
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CHASS State of the College

We take this opportunity to celebrate our milestones and look to the future of CHASS. The State of the College presentation was in-person and live-streamed on Wednesday, April 27, in UCR's Student Success Center. Watch the Re-Broadcast Download the CHASS Report Download the Presentation
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Message from the Dean

The unlawful invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation and allied nations has prompted outrage across the globe. War-related disruptions to academic research and educational exchange have already affected the CHASS community. Economic sanctions, travel restrictions, and the growing humanitarian crisis may soon impact all of Inland Southern California. While CHASS has the expertise to...
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Message from the Dean

We are saddened by the recent passing of Thang Vu, a UCR student in the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences majoring in neuroscience. On behalf of the entire College, we extend thoughts of peace and comfort to Thang's family, friends, and CHASS First colleagues. If this has personally affected you, and you find...
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Message from the Dean

On Thursday, November 18, 2021, after considering consistent recommendations of the UC Riverside Academic Senate Committee on Privilege and Tenure, Chancellor Wilcox, and President Drake, the Board of Regents voted to dismiss a tenured member of the Department of Sociology, Dr. Augustine Kposowa, for violating the Faculty Code of Conduct due to sexual misconduct with...
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Message from the Dean

The CHASS Office of the Dean joins the entire UCR community in mourning the recent loss of Mereseini Rakabu, a student majoring in CHASS pre-business. Our deepest sympathies are with Mereseini's loved ones, friends, classmates, and professors during this difficult time. If this personally affected you, and you find yourself in need of comfort and...
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Message from the Dean

We are saddened by the passing of Saisrinath Chippa, a junior who majored in psychology and business economics at UC Riverside. CHASS and the entire UCR community mourn this loss with Saisrinath's family, friends, classmates, and professors. If this personally affected you, and you find yourself in need of comfort and support, please know that...
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Message from the Dean

To our CHASS community, We are deeply saddened by the recent death of William Dunlop, an associate professor of social/personality psychology in UC Riverside’s Department of Psychology. Dr. Dunlop, who directed the Personality and Identity Lab (PAIL), explored the ways in which individuals make sense of themselves and their lives. He taught both undergraduate and...
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Message from the Dean

Today I write to share recent news about our CHASS students, staff, and faculty: The collective open letter from our CHASS Chairs, Program and Center Directors, Stop Redlining UCR, is a clear statement on structural racism, and the first step in how we can come together to create change. Thank you all for your message...
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CHASS stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter

The College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at UCR stands for inclusion and social justice and intensely condemns the killing of Black people targeted specifically because of their race. CHASS stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement for peace, equality, and justice. We stand in solidarity with Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian American...