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Diversifying the Professoriate: Pathways, Processes, and Practical Strategies for a Changing Academy

Co-sponsored by the ACM, the Big Ten Academic Alliance, and the University of Chicago

August 15-16, 2016
Rosemont, IL

Beloit College

Colorado College

Knox College

  • Joel Estes, Visiting Instructor and Chair of Educational Studies
  • Jeff Grace, Assistant Professor of Theatre

Lake Forest College

Lawrence University

Luther College

Macalester College

Ripon College


  • Dorothy Burge, Director, ACM Chicago Program
  • Ed Finn, Liaison for Innovation and Collaboration in Teaching and Learning
  • Betsy Hutula, Assistant to the President and Director of Human Resources and Administrative Leadership Initiatives
  • Lilly Lavner, Liaison for the Fellows Program to Diversify the Professoriate
  • Christopher Welna, President
  • Brian Williams, Vice President and Director of Faculty Development and Grant Programs  

This program is funded by the Undergraduate and Faculty Fellows Program for a Diverse Professoriate, a generous grant received from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.