Perspective from IU Northwest’s new chancellor
July 26, 2021Ken Iwama, chancellor of the Indiana University Northwest campus, shares his personal and professional experiences and vision for inclusiveness and diversity at IU. In addition, Iwama shares IU Northwest's focus to serve the student population and support staff better and his plans to sustain this meaningful and valuable work continually weaving equity, diversity, and inclusion into the institution's fabric.
Working Systemically with the Community and Campus to Create a Secure Sense of Belonging
July 26, 2021
Benjamin Hunter, associate vice president for Public Safety and Institutional Assurance and superintendent for public safety at Indiana University, and John Vinson, Ph.D., captain of operations at Indiana University Police Department, Bloomington Division share innovative strategies taking place at Indiana University's Police Department to help create communities of belonging. They discuss representation in policing and holistic and integrated training programs to include mental health and de-escalation, and much more.
Building a Research Agenda to Address Racial Justice as Anti-Racist Initiatives
July 12, 2021
Una Osili, Ph.D., Indiana University associate dean for research and international programs; Efroymson Chair in Philanthropy; dean's fellow, Mays Family Institute on Diverse Philanthropy is a global expert on philanthropy and social innovation and frequently quoted by international and national news media outlets such as NPR, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. One of The NonProfit Times 2019 and 2020 50 most influential people in the nonprofit sector, Osili shares research findings associated with philanthropy and communities of color, how investing in diversity and equity, and how diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies can improve an organization's bottom line and help achieve business goals.
Raising Consciousness and Transforming Organizations
July 12, 2021
Karen Dace, vice chancellor for diversity, equity, and inclusion and professor of communication at IUPUI, has taught courses in and written about intercultural communication, race relations, the construction of gender, and the empowerment of women of color and published Women of Color and White Women in Conversation in 2012. Dace shares her personal experiences growing up and innovative initiatives and programs taking place at a top academic institution to create inclusive communities. Learn more at onilluminating.iu.edu