Assistant vice chancellor for inclusion candidate forum today

November 04, 2019

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Shelley Henderson, M.A., will be on the UNMC campus for a forum today.

Shelley Henderson, M.A., one of two finalists UNMC and the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) have announced for the position of assistant vice chancellor for inclusion, will speak at UNMC today from 10-11 a.m. at the Sorrell Center, Room 2018.

Henderson is CEO and principal consultant for National Remedies for Equity & for the Achievement of Disenfranchised Youth (READY Nationwide) and vice president for strategy and impact at For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST), a global nonprofit.

The assistant vice chancellor for inclusion will be a jointly shared administrative position that will lead key current and future inclusivity activities on the two campuses. This the first such position on both campuses.

Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado, Ph.D., UNO assistant vice chancellor for student success and professor of political science, is the second finalist. His UNMC forum will be on Nov. 19.

Satellite locations for today's 10-11 a.m. forum include:

  • College of Nursing Scottsbluff, Room B130D
  • College of Nursing Norfolk, Room 189
  • Health Science Education Complex at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, Room 102
  • Sorrell Center, Room 2018
  • College of Dentistry, Room 1145 (Dixon)

During the forums, Henderson will take part in a question-and-answer session. Questions may be asked in person and submitted via email.

Following each visit, the campus community is invited to provide feedback on the candidates. Provide feedback on Henderson's visit here.

Find more information on the candidates here.

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