Murray State University will welcome Dr. Damon Williams on Friday, Oct. 13 for a keynote lecture on diversity and inclusion efforts from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Freed Curd Auditorium, located within the Collins Industry and Technology building. Sponsored by both the Murray State University Office of the President and Office of Multicultural Affairs, the event is open to the campus community as well as the general public. A book signing will take place afterwards.
Williams is widely considered one of the nation’s most dynamic and innovative leaders, winning the 2013 National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education Inclusive Excellence Award for Leadership and serving as a keynote speaker and thought leader to more than 300 institutions throughout the world. He has authored or co-authored several books, offering insights into leading diversity, equity, inclusion and educational achievement efforts.
Williams currently serves as the senior vice president for programs, training and youth development for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America (BGCA). Prior to joining BGCA, he served as associate vice chancellor, vice provost, chief diversity officer and member of the educational leadership and policy analysis faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Friday, 13 October, 2017