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Webinar Event: Challenging Racialized and Gendered Microaggressions On Campus: Advocating For Student Success and Support

Monday, April 19 from noon to 1 pm
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Join presenters as they discuss lessons learned from failed diversity moments, campus unrest, and equity and inclusion failures in higher education. Dr. Hannah Oliha-Donaldson (Kansas University) will discuss her new book (Routledge), and scholar-mothers Leah Fulton and Zer Vang (higher education) will talk about “maternal microaggressions.” Dr. Michael Stebleton will highlight the role of faculty members.

Presenters will close by offering promising practices for fostering inclusivity and equity through personal advocacy, faculty engagement, and institutional channels.

View and join the Social and Racial Justice Scholar Directory

The Institute for Diversity, Equity, and Advocacy (IDEA) is collaborating with the Office for Public Engagement and Faculty and Academic Affairs to create an online directory of faculty who engage in scholarship related to social justice, racial justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). The purpose of this directory is to highlight and amplify the work of social justice and DEI scholars at the University of Minnesota and to foster systemwide connections around related issues. View the Social & Racial Justice Scholar Directory and learn more

Best Practices in Recruiting and Retaining Under-Represented U.S. Minority Faculty

PDF icon Best Practices in Recruiting and Retaining Under-Represented U.S. Minority Faculty
A handbook for institutional leaders and faculty search committees at the University of Minnesota

Welcome to Your Community Guide

PDF icon View IDEA's Welcome to Your Community Guide

This guide offers a start and a glimpse into some of the resources available at the University, in the Twin Cities, and in the state of Minnesota. We are available to answer questions and offer further support and guidance. 

Supporting Faculty During and After COVID-19 – Don't Let Equity Go

PDF icon Supporting faculty during and after COVID-19. Don't let equity go
Article from Aspire, The National Alliance for Inclusive & Diversity STEM Faculty by Leslie D. Gonzales, Ed.D. and Kimberly A. Griffin, Ph.D., Co-Leads of the Aspire Alliance's Research Team.