Professor Anthony Dandridge, Lecturer in Black Studies
Department: Black Studies
Office: OM B117
Phone: (845) 257-2763
Anthony’s work as interim co-director will focus on convening the FDC Advisory Board, coordinating FDC programs and events, serving as FDC’s ex officio member of Faculty Senate, and coordinating with the Sustainability Faculty Fellows Learning Community and the DEI Faculty Fellows to support these important strategic academic goals and priorities of the college.
Professor Shannon McManimon, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Social Justice Education Studies
Department: Educational Studies and Leadership
Office: OM 101
Phone: (845) 257-2828
Shannon’s work as interim co-director will focus on providing programs, services, and resources for full- and part-time faculty at all stages of their careers. She will lead the welcome and mentoring of new faculty, promote the use of National Center for Development and Diversity (NCFDD) resources, and facilitate academic writing and scholarly productivity supports for faculty.
Rachel Rigolino, Lecturer, English Department
Office: JFT 802A
Phone: (845) 257-2731
Web Site: hawksites.newpaltz.edu/rigolinr
Rachel’s work as interim co-director will focus on facilitating the development of teaching excellence in all modalities, including planning, conducting, hosting, and managing archives of pedagogical best practices training and support materials as well as supporting Office of Instructional Technology (OIT) initiatives and peer mentoring. She will also support the FDC Hawksites webpage and will be the point person for emails to and inquiries about the FDC.