Diverse Consideration

April 24, 2013

The three finalists announced last week for the University of Kentucky’s provost search have several things in common. All have impressive academic careers. All hold important administrative positions on their respective campuses. And all are likely to stand out in cabinet meetings if they are named provost. The University of Kentucky has come under scrutiny by local media in recent months for a lack of diversity in administrative ranks. Of the 11 people who report directly to university President Eli Capilouto, 9 are white men. The other two, a vice president for institutional diversity and a vice president for student affairs, are a black woman and black man, respectively.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed