Building an Inclusive Academy: Diversity Plan Progress Summit
Summit Features At a Glance
Thank you for joining us to discover how Rutgers is pursuing its commitment to excellence and inclusion deliberately. We heard from university leaders about our institutional goals and how collaboration is driving progress. We also learned how Rutgers is moving from words to action in implementing its University Diversity Strategic Plan, working in earnest to develop a university community where everyone can thrive.
Progress Summit Illustrated
"Diversity & the Future of Higher Education"
Session presented by Nancy Cantor, Rutgers–Newark Chancellor
Panel Response: "Diversity & the Future of Higher Education"
Enobong (Anna) Branch, SVP for Equity at Rutgers University
Nancy Cantor, Rutgers–Newark Chancellor
Shirley Malcom, Sr. Advisor to the CEO & Director of the AAAS SEA Change Initiative
"Diversity is Not Enough"
Keynote by Khalil G. Muhammad, Ford Foundation Professor of History, Race and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School
"Sharing Leadership to Support EDI"
Session presented by Adrianna Kezar, Dean’s Professor of Leadership, Wilbur-Kieffer Professor of Higher Education at the University of Southern California, and Director of the Pullias Center for Higher Education
"DSP: Where Do We Go From Here?"
Panel featuring Drs. Enobong (Anna) Branch, SVP for Equity at Rutgers University
Sherri-Ann Butterfield, Exec. VC of Rutgers–Newark
Joan Collier, AVP for Equity & Inclusion at Rutgers University
Sangeeta Lamba, VP for Faculty Development & Diversity at Rutgers University
Nyeema Watson, Sr. VC for Strategy, Diversity & Community Engagement
Ford Foundation Professor of History, Race and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School
Dean’s Professor of Leadership, Wilbur-Kieffer Professor of Higher Education at the University of Southern California, and Director of the Pullias Center for Higher Education
Senior Advisor and Director at SEA Change
President of Rutgers University
Senior Vice President for Equity at Rutgers University
Chancellor of Rutgers University–Newark and Distinguished Professor of Psychology
Founding and Executive Director of the Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice
Senior Director for Faculty Diversity & Institutional Transformation for Rutgers University Equity and Inclusion–Faculty Diversity Collaborative
Vice President for Faculty Development and Diversity at Rutgers University | Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion at RBHS
Vice President for Institutional Research and Decision Support at Rutgers University
Director of the Center of Excellence at Rutgers University Procurement Services
Associate Director for Supplier Diversity & Sustainability at Rutgers University
Revisit the 2021 Planning Process Kickoff
An inclusive academy is not an accidental endeavor. It requires intention, investment, and normalizing the push for equity and inclusion, so the academy can transform to better serve its students, faculty, and staff. Watch the replay of this virtual symposium held on January 29, 2021.
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