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Leadership in Diversity Series: Connecting the Campus Community with Strategies and Processes that Work
The Leadership in Diversity Series provides a forum for college and department leaders from across campus to share their strategies for promoting an inclusive learning and research environment. Participation in this series will bring administrators, faculty, staff and students in contact with the latest opportunities and challenges facing the University of Missouri regarding diversity planning.
Spring Semester 2013
Thursday, March 14, 2013
2:30–4:30 p.m. in MU Student Center, Chamber Auditorium
Ann Korschgen, PhD, is Vice Provost for Enrollment Management at the University of Missouri. She received her bachelor’s degree the University of Missouri, master’s degree from the University of Maine and Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin. The Division of Enrollment Management is responsible for coordinating the institutional enrollment planning effort and for ensuring appropriate data is available for institutional decision-making. For 11 consecutive years, the University of Missouri has welcomed a record-breaking enrollment with large increases in ethnically diverse students.
In addition to leading strategic enrollment planning, Ann’s accomplishments include making college access a priority. She identified means, through working with the Legislative Black Caucus and the St. Louis City Schools, to begin to increase minority student enrollments at Mizzou. She also established the Office of Access Initiatives, a unit within the Division of Enrollment Management, which coordinates the University’s statewide college access strategy with an emphasis on increasing the college readiness and college-going culture around the state. Another key college access program within her Division is the Missouri College Advising Corps, which has increased college-going rates in 26 high schools in Missouri. Ann also serves as one of the Missouri campus leaders for the national Access to Success Delivery Network.
Ann values global diversity. She was instrumental in a new endeavor to enhance Mizzou’s effort to recruit the best students worldwide. In Fall 2011, she and her staff initiated an international recruitment plan that has demonstrated great promise in expanding the diversity and numbers of the international undergraduate student population.
Joan T. A. Gabel
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012
Joan T. A. Gabel, PhD is currently professor and dean of the Trulaske College of Business. Dean Gabel previously served as a DeSantis Professor and chair of the Department of Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate and Legal Studies at the Florida State University (FSU) College of Business. She also was director of International Relations for the College of Business at FSU. As a faculty member, Dean Gabel has taught legal and ethical business classes; led graduate global business seminars in Chile, Australia and Argentina; and also taught in Italy, France and Egypt. Her research interests include corporate governance and employment law issues, and she has been published in several premier scholarly journals including The American Business Law Journal and The Journal of Business Ethics.
She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Charles M. Hewitt Teaching Award, the Kay Duffy Service Award and the Bunche, Kemper and Holmes-Cardozo Awards for Excellence in Research. Her work also has been placed on the National Law Journal's "Worth Reading" list. Dean Gabel has served as editor-in-chief of the American Business Law Journal and the Journal of Legal Studies in Business. She received her bachelor's degree from Haverford College and her juris doctorate from the University of Georgia.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Daniel Clay, PhD is currently professor and dean of the MU College of Education and the Joanne Hunt Hook Dean's Chair in Educational Renewal. Dean Clay is a nationally recognized scholar and a fellow of the American Educational Research Association and the American Psychological Association. He authored the national award-winning book entitled Helping Schoolchildren with Chronic Health Conditions: A Practical Guide.
Robert J. Churchill, MD
Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011
Robert J. Churchill, MD, is Hugh E. and Sarah D. Stephenson Dean and Gwilym S. Lodwick, MD, and Maria Antonia Lodwick Distinguished Professor in Radiology at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. Since becoming dean in 2009, Dr. Churchill has launched a comprehensive quality improvement effort, transformed graduate medical education, advanced biomedical and translational research, and focused on improving diversity and cultural competency.