Leveraging Diversity

Challenges and Opportunities

Gain an understanding of the practical and theoretical aspects of leading in a diverse and complex work environment as well as some of the leading challenges facing colleges and universities and the broader society on diversity.

Examine your own values and beliefs about diversity, race, power and privilege in American society.

Consider how leaders in higher education are challenged with understanding the different dimensions of diversity and how they affect all aspects of the campus environment. 

Audience:
All employees
Course Length:
Three and one-half hours
Facilitator:
Sharon Fries-Britt, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Education Policy and Leadership, University of Maryland
Certificate:
Required (R)