In an inventive collaboration with the Office of the Provost and several academic departments, Commonwealth Honors College has added over several years a new set of extraordinary faculty to its roster. The arrangement supports UMass Amherst's plan to enhance honors instruction and to add positions of strategic, academic and scholarly strength to the campus.


These tenure-track faculty hold appointments jointly in Commonwealth Honors College and the department of their academic discipline. Their courses enrich the lot of honors offerings while also enhancing departmental programs.