- Dr. Fain, on leave this fall, will be back in the Spring. Dr. Pollard is on family and research leave this Fall/Spring.
- Congratulations to Dr. Tanny on the publication of City of Rogues and Schnorrers: Russia's Jews and the Myth of Old Odessa and to Dr. Harris on the publication of The Ocean Hill-Brownsville Conflict: Intellectual Struggles between Blacks and Jews at Mid-Century.
- Welcome Dr. Nana Amponsah (African History, Ph. D. UT-Austin) and Dr. Ken Shefsiek (Historic Preservation/U.S. History, Ph. D. University of Georgia) to UNCW and the department!