Faculty of Color and Indigenous Faculty Group
The Faculty of Color and Indigenous Faculty Group at the Institute of the Arts and Humanities provides support, community, and professional and leadership development for faculty of color and Indigenous faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences and professional schools at UNC-Chapel Hill.
The Faculty of Color and Indigenous Faculty Group was created in spring 2017 by Kia Caldwell (Director of Faculty Diversity Initiatives 2015-2017), Mark Katz (IAH director 2014-2019), Jennifer Ho (IAH Associate Director 2016-2019), and Michele Berger (Director of the Faculty Fellowship Program, IAH, 2013-2018). The group was launched in fall 2017, with Jennifer Ho serving as the facilitator from 2017 to 2019. Since fall 2022, the Faculty of Color and Indigenous Faculty Group has been led by a five-member steering committee.
The group meets several times each semester. Past meetings have included faculty receptions, as well as meetings with guest speakers focused on professional and leadership topics of relevance to faculty of color and Indigenous faculty.
Renée Alexander Craft is chair of the FOCIF Steering Committee. For questions or to learn more about getting involved, contact Renée at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 27: FOCIF Welcome Reception
Dec. 8: End of Semester Social