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Anne Walters Robertson Named Dean of the Division of the Humanities

Anne Walters Robertson Named Dean of the Division of the Humanities

Anne Walters Robertson, the Claire Dux Swift Distinguished Service Professor of Music and the Humanities in the College, has been appointed dean of the Division of the Humanities. President Robert J. Zimmer and Provost Daniel Diermeier announced the appointment, which will begin April 1, 2017. Robertson has served as interim dean since July 2016.

Department of English to Offer Undergraduate Major in Creative Writing

Lecturer Rachel DeWoskin (right) leads students in a fiction writing course at Taft House.

The Department of English Language and Literature will offer a new undergraduate major in creative writing, beginning in Autumn Quarter 2017. First-, second- and third-year students will have the option to major in creative writing, or take on a double major in creative writing and any major they wish to pursue, including English. A minor in English and creative writing also will be open to students outside those programs.