Category Archives: Announcements

Meeting the Moment: Challenges, Strategies, and Resources for Leading in a Time of Disinformation

I have attached the agenda for the upcoming Education Deans for Justice and Equity (EDJE) meeting. Here is a link to the EDJE organization. It’s an honor to sit on the EDJE Steering Committee and in this capacity I invite you to join this important event. Please mark your calendars today! Meeting the Moment: Challenges, Strategies, and Resources for Leading in a

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The Inevitability of Racial Bias and Exclusion

Many people may not know that my research career began because of the mentorship of Dr. Sylvia Hurtado at the University of Michigan. I was paired with Dr. Hurtado via the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program. I remember interviewing for her research team, and she told me I could join as long as I didn’t fall asleep in the research team

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Growing the Education Profession by Telling the Right Story

Julian Vasquez Heilig (AB ’97, AM ’99) reflects on his journey, inspired by SOE faculty, from U-M undergraduate to Dean of the University of Kentucky College of Education. See the original story on the University of Michigan website here. Julian Vasquez Heilig was not quite sure what career prospects a master’s degree in higher education would afford him, but he

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