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Join ARHU's first virtual convocation for faculty, staff and students to learn about achievements and updates across the college.

The College of Arts & Humanities Virtual Convocation

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
3 - 4 p.m.

Usher in the academic year with recognition of accomplishments and service across the college as well as updates from the dean on a vision for the college in these unprecedented times.

Pre-event registration and UMD credentials are required to participate in the live event. Questions for Dean Thornton Dill may be submitted in advance as well as during the live event. Submit questions here.

Closed captioning will be provided. When viewing the ceremony, click on “CC” or video settings to turn on captions. A recording will be posted to this page after the event.

Learn more about the accomplishments, service and updates that will be presented at convocation, including:

2020 State of the College Address

Remarks by Dean Bonnie Thornton Dill to students, faculty and staff at the college’s annual convocation.



State of the College Address

ARHU 2019-20 Year in Review

Learn about some of the college's highlights over the 2019-20 academic year.



Year in Review

The College Welcomes a New Faculty Cohort

Eight outstanding and diverse faculty joined ARHU this fall.

2020-21 New Faculty Appointments

Five exceptional members of the ARHU community received an annual service award

ARHU 2020 Service Award Winners Announced

Fall 2020 Leadership Announcements

Dean Bonnie Thornton Dill is pleased to announce new leadership appointments.




2020-21 Leadership Appointments

The Thalea String Quartet

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