If you are interested in being a part of the Commission for Blacks, we invite you complete our membership form for the 2014-2015 academic year.
You can submit membership form online at: Commissioner Application
Please take some time to look over the responsibilities and consider if you can serve on the Commission in the next academic year: Commissioner Responsibilities
If you are a currently serving member of the commission and have an interest in continuing your membership with the Commission or if you are interested in getting involved with the Commission for the first time, please complete the form for consideration for membership appointment on the Commission.
We want to thank you for all of your time and dedication helping advance equality for all people. We appreciate your commitment and look forward to collaborating with you during the 2014-15 academic year.
The Commission for Blacks is appointed by the Chancellor to advise on planning, implementation, and evaluation of University programs, policies, and services as they relate to Black students, faculty and staff. The Commission reports to the Office of the Chancellor.
The Commission for Blacks recommends changes in or additions to university policies and procedures to reflect concerns specific to blacks. The group also makes suggestions for new and existing academic and extracurricular programs related to blacks; encourages research to identify the problems and progress of blacks on campus; and encourages black faculty, staff and student involvement in all aspects of campus life.
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The BFSA recently conducted an interview with the Vice Chancellor for Diversity Rickey Hall. Take a look!
The May meeting will take place at noon in Room 12 of the Law School.
We are both honored and consider it a privilege to have been selected as the Co-Chairs for the Commission for Blacks. We intend to work hard to ensure that the Commission remains dynamic and forward looking. We intend to live up to the challenge of remaining informed and taking action on concerns specific to the black community at UT and encouraging black faculty, staff and student involvement in all aspects of campus life. We will discharge of our duties to the best of our abilities and look forward to working with you this year.
Lili'a Uili Neville
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