As a member of a Chancellor's commission, you are expected attend monthly commission meetings and bring pertinent issues specific to African Americans and Blacks to the Commission.
Recent events are causing us to reflect on our community, our perspective, and the need to dialogue. Join a moderated panel of students, faculty, and staff and strengthen our campus and community by sharing your perspective. Pizza and drinks will be served.
2015 Hardy Liston Jr. Symbol of Hope Award
2015 Gene Mitchell Gray Pioneer Award
Sorority and Fraternity Life
The Commission for Blacks is appointed by the Vice Chancellor for Diversity 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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