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Baruch College Hosts Lecture On
University Leadership

The Lillie and Nathan Ackerman Lecture Series

NEW YORK, NY – November 19, 2012 – Baruch College’s School of Public Affairs welcomes Edna Chun as the guest speaker of the Lillie and Nathan Ackerman Lecture Series on Tuesday, November 20. Chun will lead the discussion titled Building Inclusive University Leadership: Perspectives on Diverse Administrators in Peril.

Edna Chun and Alvin Evans’ recent study of university administrators— in roles of directors and other high positions— shows that patterns of exclusion and marginalization stills exists in institutions today.

Dr. Edna Chun, Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, is an educational leader and award-winning author. She has two decades of experience in strategic human resource and diversity leadership in public higher education. Dr. Chun was recently awarded the 2010 Excellence in Human Resources Award by the South Florida Business Journal for her accomplishments in recruitment, retention, and teambuilding. She was also the recipient of the 2010 Multicultural Achievers Award by InFOCUS Magazine.

The Ackerman Lecture series invites leading intellectuals and public figures to address major questions of equality and social justice.

WHAT: The Lillie and Nathan Ackerman Lecture Series on Building Inclusive University Leadership Perspectives on Diverse Administrators in Peril

WHEN: Tuesday, November 20, 2012
            5:00 – 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Baruch College Newman Vertical Campus
             55 Lexington Avenue
             The Sandra and Lawrence Simon Conference Room 14-220

About Baruch College:
Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 5 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to

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