Category Archives: DEI

Thank You Colleen Flaherty

Colleen, I want to thank you for this important piece. I have shared with our UK College of Education faculty, all of our university’s deans, VP of Diversity, Provost and President. We are committed to this work at the UK College of Education. One third of the faculty we hired last year were Black and 2/3 were people of

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Breaking News: THe NEW UK and NAACP Education and Civil Rights Initiative

This is a blog I’ve been looking forward to writing for more than a year. I can finally share with you that the College of Education has entered into a groundbreaking, history-making collaboration with the NAACP, the nation’s largest and most preeminent civil rights organization. Housed in the Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation, this education and research initiative will

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New UK College of Education Faculty Bridge Divides for Vulnerable and Underserved Populations

A diverse group of new faculty recruits to the University of Kentucky College of Education are making an impact in areas where needs are among the greatest and resources are often lacking. They will join distinguished researchers and educators who are addressing some of the most pressing issues facing the nation. “We worked to recruit individuals who bring to the

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