From the UNC College of Arts and Sciences:
“Elizabeth Engelhardt, current chair of American Studies, has been named interim senior associate dean for fine arts and humanities in the College of Arts & Sciences, effective March 18.
She replaces Terry Rhodes, who was appointed interim dean of the College on Feb. 26.
As senior associate dean for fine arts and humanities, Engelhardt will oversee the departments of American studies, art and art history, classics, communication, dramatic art and PlayMakers Repertory Company, English and comparative literature, Germanic and Slavic languages and literatures, linguistics, music, philosophy, religious studies, romance studies, and women’s and gender studies. Her responsibilities also include oversight of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Carolina Public Humanities, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies and the Center for the Study of the American South. She will also work closely with the College’s director of faculty diversity initiatives.”