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Diversity Advocates Workshop

Emory Conference Center 1615 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, Georgia

The member institutions of the Associated Colleges of the South continue to affirm their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion by working to increase the diversity of their faculty and staff.  In an effort to support our member institution’s efforts, the ACS will host a train-the-trainer retreat for faculty and staff searches on September 9-11 in Atlanta, GA.  This two-day retreat, funded through our ACS/Mellon grant, will be a mix of workshops, panels, and interactive sessions intended to help you develop or enhance your institution’s “Diversity Advocate” training by familiarizing participants with research-informed best practices for conducting faculty and staff searches, while providing specific resources and techniques for recognizing and mitigating common barriers to successfully diversifying your institution’s faculty and staff.  Additionally, participants will have the ability to reflect on how faculty and staff searches fit within their larger institutional strategic goals and to build out a network of ACS administrators, faculty and staff for consultation and resource sharing.