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Ebony O. McGee, assistant professor of diversity and STEM education and assistant professor of medicine, health and society, will open the 2017 Fall Faculty Assembly with her presentation “Beyond Recruiting … Retaining Faculty of Color: Powerful Lessons from Black Faculty.”
The annual assembly is scheduled for 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Student Life Center.
Welcoming remarks will be provided by Faculty Senate Chair Geoffrey M. Fleming, associate professor of pediatrics.
Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will deliver his bi-annual address and present several of the university’s highest honors to faculty, including the Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement in Research, the Thomas Jefferson Award, the Chancellor’s Awards for Research, and the Chancellor’s Awards for Research on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. He also will recognize professors celebrating 25 years of service to the university.
A reception will be held immediately following the assembly in the Student Life Center Board of Trust Room.