Our Voices – Updates

February Updates

  • The university launched the search for the newly-created role of vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • More than $1.5 million has been set aside for faculty diversity efforts.
  • This academic year, five new Black faculty joined the university.
  • The new Black Staff and Faculty Forum was established.
  • A new Africana Studies minor launched, and Ethnic Studies has been approved.
  • Dodge College has hired 16 new part-time professors of color, including 11 Black professors (nine of whom are women), and significantly increased the number of full-time Black professors from one to three.

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