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KSUnite Weekly

K-State Communications and Marketing
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Monday, May 17, 2021

KSUnite Weekly, published every Monday, shares inclusion and diversity news and events.

From the administration

Be Stoney appointed interim chief diversity and inclusion officer
Stoney will serve while a national search is conducted to permanently fill the post left vacant by the departure of Bryan Samuel.


Updates on 11 Action Steps
A virtual Student Open Forum was recently held to provide updates about progress made on the 11 Action Steps for a More Inclusive K-State.

News and research

College of Education memorializes diversity legend James B. Boyer with exhibit
An exhibit memorializing the late James B. Boyer, the College of Education's first African American full professor and one of K-State's original champions of diversity, was unveiled May 12 in Bluemont Hall, the place where his legacy lives on.


Save the dates: 2021 K-State First Book author virtual visit, other common book events
Cherie Dimaline — author of Kansas State University's 2021 common book, "The Marrow Thieves" — will give a virtual lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23, through Zoom. See a list of other fall semester events connected to the 2021 book selection.
Safe Zone to host advanced workshop 'The Art of the Talking/Healing Circle'
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Please join us from 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, May 20, in person in Room 204 of the Morris Family Multicultural Student Center for the Safe Zone Advanced Workshop, "The Art of the Talking/Healing Circle."