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CFAES Office of DEI Year in Review

Submitted by Carri Gerber,

 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.