Augusta University leadership to host faculty and staff listening session

Faculty and staff at Augusta University will have the opportunity to address concerns at the upcoming listening session at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26. The session will be virtual via Microsoft Teams.

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion, in partnership with the Faculty and Staff Listening Session Planning Committee, is interested in hearing ideas and concerns regarding diversity, equity and inclusion from faculty and staff.

AU President Brooks A. Keel, PhD., and interim provost Dr. Zach Kelehear will answer pre-submitted questions from participants. All questions submitted will be anonymous. Submit your questions here.

For those unavailable for the August listening session, there will be another session at noon Tuesday, Sept. 1.


Join the Microsoft Teams session here.

Participants also have the option to call in: +1 706-619-1993 United States, Augusta (Toll) Conference ID: 349 571 562#

ODI sponsors faculty and staff listening sessions to provide a space for our faculty and staff to share concerns related to structural, interpersonal and individual forms of inequity that may be happening on campus. These listening sessions are one way for ODI to assess climate, so that action steps can be taken to increase our faculty and staff’s sense of belonging in our AU community.

Learn more about the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

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