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Chair of the American Studies program Dorothy Wang said changes in sabbaticals hit her department extra hard, since it has only a few faculty to begin with. (Bellamy Richardson/The Williams Record)

Pandemic sabbatical delays complicate dept. staffing

December 1, 2021
Sabbatical leave is intended to give professors time off to conduct research in their field of expertise. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many professors were forced to postpone their 2020-2021 sabbatical leaves, causing an influx in the demand for leaves in the current academic year and beyond.
Can we trust the trustees?

Can we trust the trustees?

November 10, 2021
Will Royce '24 argues that members of the College's investment committees hold ties to the fossil fuel industry, and that these connections may be the reason behind the College's refusal to publicly commit to divestment.
Club sports grapple with issues of funding, access, and equity

Club sports grapple with issues of funding, access, and equity

October 26, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic and a bumpy transition between funding systems in recent years have brought to the forefront issues of scarce funds and perceived disparities with varsity teams — issues that club sport members say challenge the values of inclusivity that their teams are based on.
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