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Equity policy review

A team of faculty are reviewing Graduate School policies for equity and bias.

Faculty Fellow for Diversity Initiatives

The Graduate Dean has/will hire a faculty fellow to work on diversity initiatives in the Graduate School.

Mentor Training for Graduate Faculty

Using the CIMER curriculum, trained facilitators lead faculty through a workshop that explores the best practices for graduate mentors, including aligning expectations and communicating across cultural differences.

Topics of Diversity and Inclusion (GRAD 6000/8000)

This credit bearing course is offered through the Center for Graduate life and Learning. This courses examines issues of diversity and inclusion from a multi-disciplinary perspective.

Undergraduate Curriculum

A core learning goal for all undergraduate business students is: “Students will demonstrate knowledge of global and diversity concepts.”

Course Activities

MPAD 6311 Introduction to Nonprofit Management--data analysis to show the stark lack of diversity in the governance of nonprofits (e.g., governing boards members, board chairs, executive directors) and we discuss ways to improve this. Also, discuss a lot about how...

Grants, Events, Collaborations, Projects

Recently submitted NSF Proposal Title: Collaborative Research: Creating an Ethical Research Ecosystem for Computing Culture Change (CEREC-3)--Collaboration of Charlotte and Johnson C. Smit University to emphasize diversity, equity, and inclusion from a global...

Teaching and Research Activities for John Szmer, Professor

CLAS Department Diversity Liaison POLS representative (John Szmer) Research Projects- book that examines how institutions and contexts, broadly, affect how diversity influences processes on a variety of collegial courts (i.e., courts that collectively make decisions...

Charlotte Business Buzz Podcast

Season 2 of the Belk College's podcast series focused on DEI topics. Topics included: Gender Inequality in the Workplace and Investing in Minority-owned Businesses. The podcast series is produced by University Communications.

Faces of Belk College

Web feature spotlights a diverse group of Belk College students, faculty, staff and alumni