Creating a Diverse Academic Environment

Special Session

This session will be live streamed

Norma Burgess, Andrea Hunter, Anthony James, Bahira S. Trask; Facilitator: Roudi Nazarinia Roy

3:15 PM
4:30 PM
Location
Grand Ballroom B
Session #
237
Session Type
Special Session
Organized By
Education & Enrichment
Ethnic Minorities
About the Session

Made possible with the support of the Ethnic Minorities and Education and Enrichment Sections.

  • 237 - Creating a Diverse Academic Environment
    By Norma Burgess, Andrea Hunter, Anthony James, Bahira S. Trask

Facilitator: Roudi Nazarinia Roy

Abstract(s)

Creating a Diverse Academic Environment

By Norma Burgess, Farrell Webb, Andrea Hunter, Anthony James, Bahira S. Trask; Facilitator: Roudi Nazarinia Roy

The Ethnic Minorities and Education & Enrichment sections. Panelists have an array of experiences such as: College Deans, Department Chairs, and Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty from various college across the country. 4 Key questions will be discussed: (1) What are the benefits of an ethnically diverse academic environment? (2) In your experiences what works (programs, recruitment strategies, etc.) when creating an ethnically diverse academic environment and what should not be repeated? (3) What are the challenges to creating an ethnically diverse academic environment? (How have you navigated such challenges?) (4) How do we move forward in support of more ethnically diverse academic environment? (What advice do you have for Student/ New professionals?)

Objectives

(1) To discuss how we can increase faculty diversity in our fields of study; (2) To create an open forum for mentorship in which the audience can ask more seasoned faculty professional questions; (3) To promote effective practices that supports a diverse faculty environment

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Conference Session