Debunking the tenure process: how students can be involved in the promotion of faculty
Photo courtesy New Colege Digital Archives Student and Professor circa 1960s.

Debunking the tenure process: how students can be involved in the promotion of faculty

Professors can hold a variety of different titles, including assistant professor, associate professor and simply, professor, but it can often be confusing to know what these titles truly mean. The difference in these titles comes down to tenure, which gives professors job security, allowing them…

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John Doucette speaks on New College and beyond

Teaching a range of topics from Social and Ethical Issues in Computer Science to Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Professor of Computer Science John Doucette is a fan of all things mind and learning. Doucette recently spoke to the Catalyst during a disc golf excursion…

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The Catalyst welcomes new faculty hires

This year’s new faculty are eager to start and are proud of becoming a part of New College. The subjects they teach range from creative short stories, typical mathematics, studying the AIDS epidemic and the history of mental health. Their backgrounds are diverse: some come…

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Students and faculty stand together in wake of allegations of discrimination
Michala Head/Catalyst Students gathered at the Bayfront to protest and discuss the recent allegations.

Students and faculty stand together in wake of allegations of discrimination

Michala Head/Catalyst Students gathered at the Bayfront to protest and discuss the recent allegations. In response to allegations that Dean of Enrollment and Financial Aid Joy Hamm was red-flagging applications that mentioned mental illness or physical disabilities, students gathered for a peaceful protest on May…

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Professor Lepinski joins the New College faculty

  Between securing global Internet trafficking routes and writing three theses throughout his education, Professor of Computer Science Matthew Lepinski developed an interest in teaching. Lepinski, who got his doctorate in computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), worked with BBN Technologies for…

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