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Meet Yassine Talhaoui, Hotchkiss's New Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Yassine Talhaoui has been appointed as the director of diversity and inclusion, taking over the reins from Dr. Rachel Myers, who has decided to pursue a new opportunity. Renee Marcellus, who will join Hotchkiss as a teaching fellow in English this fall, has been named the assistant director of diversity and inclusion, a new position.

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Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the day-to-day for all of us, and as we look forward to the coming academic year at Hotchkiss, we know a great deal will be different. Yet we also know that we can’t -- and won’t -- let the pandemic stand between Hotchkiss and finding the next group of students from across the U.S. and around the world who will be the best fit for our community.

We are therefore pleased to announce a number of changes for the 2020-21 application cycle (to welcome students for the 2021-22 academic year) that are intended to ensure fairness, access, and greater convenience for applicants and their families.

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Our model for the fall will offer an in-person residential experience together with robust online learning to ensure continuity and continued engagement for all Hotchkiss students. While we have planned carefully and in close consultation with outside experts, we must all be reminded that the pandemic is highly fluid, and we must remain flexible. Changes in the spread of the virus, the availability of testing, State requirements, and the development of effective medical treatments could all affect the framework we have designed.

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