Diverse student bodies need diverse college administrations, including presidents and department chairs. The Chronicle’s coming virtual forum “Diverse College Administrations for a New Era” will explore how colleges and universities can establish a more inclusive and diverse atmosphere.
Topics in the discussion will include:
- Best practices in anti-bias education.
- The value of mentorship.
- How a challenging labor market affects diversity goals.
- Alex Kafka, senior editor, The Chronicle of Higher Education
- M. Cristina Alcalde, vice president for institutional diversity and inclusion, and professor of global and intercultural studies, at Miami University
- Caroline Kobek Pezzarossi, director of institutional effectiveness and certification at Gallaudet University
- Jacqueline Jones LaMon, vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion at Adelphi University
- Christopher Whitt, vice chancellor for diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Denver
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UPCOMING: December 8, 2022 | 2 p.m. ET: In a national survey by The Chronicle, 57 percent of administrators said their colleges lacked policies and systems to govern a contemporary workplace. Join us to discuss what provosts, deans, and department chairs can do to improve employee morale and related issues. With Support From ModernThink. Register here.
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ON DEMAND; Two years into the pandemic, faculties are desperate for relief. Teaching is harder than ever, students are disengaged, many face mental-health struggles, and crises keep coming. How can colleges better support faculty members amid those challenges? With Support From O’Donnell. Watch on demand.
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ON DEMAND: Covid-19 has forced colleges of all sizes to continually adapt their response, but that depends greatly on a university’s location and size. Large universities have faced some of the biggest challenges, grappling with tight student housing, along with changing testing protocols and quarantine requirements. This virtual forum examines the lessons health officers and administrators have learned over the past two years and how they are rethinking their strategies for the future. With Support From Color. Watch on demand.
ON DEMAND: As the coronavirus continues to mutate, college campuses are revisiting their existing Covid protocols. What do campus health officials foresee for the remainder of the year in the wake of the winter’s Omicron surge? They will share their insights at a virtual forum, “Changing Campus Covid Protocols.” With Support From Quest Diagnostics. Watch on demand.