A successful alumnus and businessman and a pioneering female historian who taught at UT for thirty-two years will headline this semester’s African American Trailblazer Series.
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The OUTreach: LGBTQ+ & Ally Resource Center announced earlier this week that the center’s name is now the Pride Center.
Vice Chancellor for Diversity Rickey Hall has been selected as an ACPA Educational Leadership Foundation 2015 Diamond Honoree.
Vice Chancellor for Diversity Rickey Hall announced this week staffing plans for the Office of Equity and Diversity. Over the next year, the office will operate under an interim-staffing plan. Effective immediately, Jenny Richter will become the interim director. A search will be conducted for a twelve-month limited duration appointment interim assistant director.
The Knoxville News Sentinel highlighted the creation of a disability task force at UT in this story. The nineteen-member group will develop recommendations and strategies to enhance accessibility and inclusivity for people with disabilities on the Knoxville campus.
Vice Chancellor for Diversity Rickey Hall has convened a task force that will develop recommendations and strategies to enhance accessibility and inclusivity of our campus for people with disabilities. The task force is charged with developing recommendations for the campus by examining strengths and weaknesses of accessibility on campus and identifying potential solutions and best practices at other higher education institutions.
Rickey L. Hall, assistant vice president for equity and diversity at the University of Minnesota, has been named vice chancellor for diversity at UT. He will begin work in June 2013.