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Graduate education at Kent State University faces unprecedented challenges and opportunities that require strategic rethinking of how it's organized and administered. Kent State has made significant strides over the past year to reorganize and coordinate graduate education.

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Diversity Trainings Offered

Posted Oct. 18, 2010

A series of five classes and a faculty search workshop are being offered to the university community this fall.

Instructor-led workshops starting in September 2010 include:

  • Americans with Disabilities: Your Rights as an Employee
  • Diversity: Basic 101
  • Understanding Yourself and Others: Learn your Diverse Work Style
  • Diversity in the Workplace: Generational Differences
  • Sexual Harassment

Questions related to the five workshops should be directed to Belinda Duncan, manager, Equal Opportunity and Diversity Training, at 330-672-8130 or bduncan8@kent.edu or sign up online at www.kent.edu/hr/register.

How to Conduct a Diverse Faculty Search Workshop

The purpose of the workshop is to give deans, chairs and hiring officials exactly what the title of the workshop promises: Effective and Efficient Techniques on How to Diversify the Faculty and Conduct Your Search.

Workshop goals are:

  • Provide effective and efficient techniques on how to diversify the faculty
  • Provide tools that can be used to attract a diverse candidate pool
  • Debunk commonly held myths
  • Examine hiring biases
  • Learn how to create a welcoming environment

Registration is required and can be completed online at www.kent.edu/hr/register. Questions related to this workshop should be directed to Judith Brooks, manager, Faculty Recruitment and Retention at 330-672-8312 or jbrooks10@kent.edu.

For these trainings, there are no deadlines and participants will be prompted on registration and session availability.