History of Black Faculty Staff Alliance
Black Faculty and Staff Alliance was founded in the early 1980s with the purpose of providing a voice for the university's Black faculty and staff. BFSA began as an advisory organization to the university president. BFSA is positioned to address opportunities and challenges that impact Black faculty, staff and students.
Mission of Black Faculty Staff Alliance
The purpose of Black Faculty and Staff Alliance is to bring together individuals who have an active interest in promoting racial equity at Kansas State University. The alliance is also interested in furthering the success of Black faculty, staff and students. We accomplish these goals by:
- Educating the Kansas State University community about both overt and covert forms of racism and discrimination.
- Aiding Kansas State University in recruiting and retaining Black faculty, staff and students.
- Participating in the issues and decisions that affect Black faculty, staff and students on the Kansas State University campus, in the community of Manhattan and the state of Kansas.
- Promoting research, evaluation, program planning and training; and enhancing the professional development of Black faculty, staff and students.
- Disseminating information to Kansas State University and the community regarding the programs and concerns of the alliance.