Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty
Calvert Hall, Room 104
Organization Description
The St. Mary’s faculty foster intellectual, social and ethical development, within a community dedicated to diversity and accessibility. We provide students with opportunities to understand and serve local, national and global communities, and to accomplish social change.
June 28, 2021
Josh Grossman, professor of physics, served on the organizing committee and facilitated sessions at the Quantum Undergraduate Education & Scientific Training (QUEST) workshop held virtually June 3-4. 
Quantum Information Science & Technology (QIST) is beginning to transform computing,… Find Out More
June 9, 2021
Professor of History Christine Adams, who was an Andrew W. Mellon fellow at the Newberry Library as well as a fellow of the American Council on Learned Societies (ACLS) this past academic year, has a new release in the peer-reviewed online journal Age of Revolutions. The paper, co-authored with… Find Out More
June 1, 2021
Jennifer Cognard-Black, professor of English and 2020 recipient of the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, has a new release on Audible.com. Her lecture series, "Books That Cook: Food and Fiction," is an Audible Original, produced by The Great Courses, with whom Cognard-Black has… Find Out More
April 19, 2021
As our year-long pandemic begins to ease, some public live music performance is returning. The First Cavalry Division Army Band, stationed at Fort Hood (Texas), will give the first performance of "Manna" Variations. The concert is on May 15, part of the "Tablerock Festival of Salado." The event is… Find Out More
March 8, 2021
Artwork by Professor Emerita of Theater and Dance Merideth Taylor is included in a Maryland State Art's Council virtual exhibit titled IDENTITY. The exhibit will be available for viewing through April 6 at: https://artspaces.kunstmatrix.com/en/exhibition/4292279/identity
January 12, 2021
Two physics professors from St. Mary’s College of Maryland gave talks at the American Association of Physics Teacher’s virtual winter meeting.  
Erin De Pree, associate professor and chair of the physics department, described training physics students to diffuse racial microaggressions.  Work in… Find Out More
November 11, 2020
The American Physical Society (APS) has selected Josh Grossman, professor of physics, to chair its Committee on Education in 2021.  Grossman has served on the committee since the start of 2019.  The APS Committee on Education promotes and supports the education of physics students at all levels… Find Out More
November 10, 2020
On Monday, Nov. 10, the University of Utah School of Music's New Music Ensemble released a live-stream performance of Professor of Music David Froom's "Yeats Songs." The two songs, using Yeats's poems, "The Wild Swans at Coole" and "Clothes of Heaven," are for soprano and violin. They were… Find Out More
October 1, 2020
While the ongoing pandemic has closed concert halls throughout the world, performers and presenting organizations are finding creative ways to stay active. The California Music Center, home to the Klein International String Competition, is creating and posting "Klein@Home Hour" online programs that… Find Out More
September 14, 2020
The publisher American Composers Alliance has released a new anthology, "Flute Works by American Composers, 12 pieces for flute alone." Included in this collection are two works by Professor of Music David Froom: "To Dance to the Whistling Wind" and "Ribbons." These two works, written in 1993 and… Find Out More