Features | College of Arts


Experiential Learning Feature: Dr. John Hacker-Wright

Introducing a new feature series - our experiential learning faculty and their courses. Learn more about Experiential Learning opportunities in the College of Arts from the faculty who teach them. Today's feature: Department of Philosophy's Dr. John Hacker-Wright.


Professor Sally Hickson has accepted the position of Director of the School of English & Theatre Studies starting June 1, 2022. The appointment reflects the surprising possibilities of cross-disciplinary collaboration and welcoming collegiality here in the College of Arts.

An art historian with expertise in Italian Renaissance and Baroque art and architecture, Professor Hickson is an expert at reading the room! She comes to the position with years of experience as the Director of the School of Fine Art & Music. She comes, as well, with abundant good will and a thriving curiosity about the exciting research, performance, writing, improvising, stage managing, lighting, directing, reading, and imagining of faculty colleagues, of staff, and of students in the School.

Dr. Jade Ferguson

Associate Dean of Academic Equity and Anti-racism - Dr. Jade Ferguson

SETS is pleased to announce that Dr. Jade Ferguson has been appointed the University of Guelph’s inaugural Associate Dean of Academic Equity and Anti-racism, for a two-year term starting Monday. What a truly excellent decision by the university, and thanks so much to Jade for taking on this crucial role.