Presentation Theme

Leadership and Management

Presentation Type

Best Practice Presentation (45 minute presentation about a specific best practice)

Abstract

What obligations do academic leaders have to address the ways whiteness impacts departmental and campus climates? And what are some strategies chairpersons can take to mitigate the ways whiteness creates inequitable conditions for students, faculty, and staff success? Participants in this session will have an opportunity to discuss these and other questions and explore the requirements of academic leadership that is avowedly antiracist.

Keywords

leadership; whiteness; privilege; oppression; racism

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Antiracist Academic Leadership: Confronting Whiteness

What obligations do academic leaders have to address the ways whiteness impacts departmental and campus climates? And what are some strategies chairpersons can take to mitigate the ways whiteness creates inequitable conditions for students, faculty, and staff success? Participants in this session will have an opportunity to discuss these and other questions and explore the requirements of academic leadership that is avowedly antiracist.