On-Air with UVA was joined by Kevin McDonald for a dynamic conversation on DEI. Kevin serves as the University of Virginia’s Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Community Partnerships. Kevin spoke with the UVA community to offer his perspective on why diversity, inclusion, and equity matter in higher education and at UVA. He discussed what he has learned through his professional career and while serving as the chief diversity officer and vice chancellor for inclusion, diversity, and equity at flagship institutions. You can learn more about the office and the team that Kevin discusses.
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Kevin McDonald mentions several resources during the live podcast, including:
- Educated in Tyranny, a book by Maurie McInnis, Louis Nelson, and a group of contributing authors tell the largely unknown story of slavery at the University of Virginia. The University of Virginia Press publishes the book.
- Justice, Equity and Inclusion, And Guide for Implementation by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges to guide boards on their roles and responsibilities.