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Kenneth Baynes Appointed Tolley Professor in Humanities

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

Kenneth Baynes, professor of philosophy and political science in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School, has been appointed the 2016-18 William P. Tolley Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Humanities.

Named for the Syracuse chancellor emeritus, the Tolley Professorship is a two-year, rotating appointment, designed to stimulate curricular and instructional improvement in the humanities.

Baynes is organizing his professorship around the theme of “Identity/Identities.”

“This is a proud moment for the humanities at Syracuse University,” says Karin Ruhlandt, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. “Kenneth Baynes is a distinguished teacher-scholar who understands the role of the humanities—and the liberal arts, in general—in context of an international research university. He is committed to strengthening humanities teaching and learning, facilitating original scholarship, and providing access to educational and cultural resources on campus. I look forward to working with him in his new capacity.”

Read the full story at SU News.