Diversity Speaker Series: #BlackFacultyMatter: Hiring, Retaining, and Supporting Black Faculty
Speakers: Dr. Jonathan Cox
Diversity Speaker Series Committee: Megan Haught (chair), Glen Samuels (co-chair), Dr. Christine Hanlon, ToCarra Jordan
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Academic affairs, diversity speaker series, black faculty, higher education
Academic Affairs Diversity Taskforce – Diversity Speaker Series presented #BlackFacultyMatter: Hiring, Retaining, and Supporting Black Faculty on February 23, 2022.
During this event, Dr. Jonathan Cox will discuss the importance of intentionally diversifying your academic departments by hiring Black faculty. In addition, he will outline hiring best practices, strategies for retention, and factors to support Black faculty.
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