We are pleased to announce that our faculty search has yielded an amazing new addition to our faculty. Nydia C. Sánchez will be joining us in Fall 2019. Nydia is currently a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Education Leadership and Policyholders Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She earned a PhD in Higher Education from the University of North Texas. Her dissertation, “Educational Uplift along the U.S.-Mexico Border: How Students, Families, and Educators Cultivate a College-Going Culture in Contested Terrain” was funded NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship and received Honorable Mention this past year from the AERA Hispanic Researchers Issues SIG.
Thank you to all the students who participated in the interviews and gave feedback on our candidates.