Submitted by Carri Gerber, firstname.lastname@example.org
The CFAES Office of DEI includes:
Assistant Dean and Director, Dr. Kathy Lechman
Program Manager focusing on professional development for faculty and staff, Dr. Leo Taylor
Multicultural Student Initiatives Director, Dr. Tiffany Halsell
AgrAbility and disability services coordinator Laura Akgerman has a dotted line to the unit
DEI/FSA Administrative Assistant to be filled early in 2023
2022 was an exciting year and several new initiatives were implemented. The CFAES DEI Speaker Series was a tremendous success, 559 people engaged and we launched a collaborative DEI Certificate Program with the Center for Belonging and Social Change, formerly Multicultural Center. Forty-five people participated and 18 completed the series.
For a complete report of the CFAES DEI's activities, click here.