Hometown: Penn Laird, Virginia
Chad Anderson is a program associate in the Office of Integrative Liberal Learning and the Global Commons at AAC&U. He is the project coordinator for the most recent iteration Shared Futures initiative, General Education for a Global Century, a faculty and curriculum development project that builds upon innovative efforts to reframe general education courses and create coherent curricular designs that address complex, global issues across divisions and disciplines. Anderson also works on the Core Commitments: Educating Students for Personal and Social Responsibility initiative as well as provides support for other civic, diversity, and global initiatives at AAC&U. Before arriving at AAC&U, Anderson completed his Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Indiana University. At IU, he taught courses in creative writing, English composition, and literary editing and publishing, focusing on subjects related to culture, race, and gender. In addition to teaching, Anderson served as fiction editor for the Indiana Review. As an undergraduate, Anderson attended the University of Virginia, where he majored in English and in American Studies, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa.
- Fiction in Virginia Literary Review, 2006
- Non-fiction in Stereo::type, 2005
- Neal-Marshall Graduate Fellowship in Creative Writing, 2006-2007, Indiana University
- Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, University of Virginia, 2006
- William and Charlotte Savage Scholarship, University of Virgina, 2005
- The Gregory Raven Batipps Literary Prize, University of Virginia, 2004.