Celebrate the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
- 12:00 pm on Thursday, January 24, 2019
- 1:00 pm on Thursday, January 24, 2019
- School of Medicine Instructional Building, Hiebert Lounge, 14th Floor, 72 E. Concord St.
All members of the BU Medical Campus are invited to a special presentation commemorating the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. A conversation with Crystal Ann Williams Associate Provost for Diversity & Inclusion Crystal Ann Williams is Boston University’s inaugural Associate Provost for Diversity & Inclusion. She provides leadership for initiatives that promote diversity, access, and inclusion across the University. Since her arrival, she has energized our efforts to diversify the faculty, students and staff with renewed enthusiasm, and has been working closely with leaders on the Medical Campus to achieve our goals of diversity and inclusion. Professor Williams joined BU in October 2017 from Bates College, where she served as Associate Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, Professor of English and as a senior advisor to the President. She is an award-winning poet, the author of four books, and the recipient of several artistic fellowships, grants, and commissions. She is consistently recognized as a thought leader on diversity in the arts and has helped to lead and convene programs at the state and local levels involving arts, civic, and philanthropic leaders. She holds a BA from New York University and an MFA from Cornell University. This event is brought to you by the BUSM Diversity & Inclusion Office, Goldman School of Dental Medicine Diversity Office, BU School of Public Healthand BMC Minority Recruitment Program.