38 minutes | Oct 14, 2021

EP 50 From Dentistry to Diversity, meet Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) president, Dr. Quintin Bullock

In this episode of In The Margins, we meet Dr. Quintin Bullock, president of Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC). Continuing our focus on institutions doing transformative work in diversity and inclusion in higher education, host Ralph Newell and Dr. Bullock discuss the importance of leadership and having those critical conversations when it comes to race.    Tune in as Dr. Bullock discusses his new leadership role at CCAC and shares his strategies to ensure that community colleges prioritize equity in their policies, procedures, and practices.   KEY POINTS: The role of a Chief Diversity Officer Use of critical race theory as a legitimate academic tool Job’s for the Future’s five commitments for community colleges  Effects of COVID-19 on diversity efforts How Dr. Bullock went from dentistry to college president  Responsibilities of a community college vs. a four-year institution   QUOTABLES: “One thing that we recognize from the Covid-19 pandemic was that there was clearly a digital divide and the access to adequate equipment and technology in order to succeed in a virtual environment.” “We've come down similar paths. And it is achievable if you work hard and keep your eye on the prize.”    PRODUCTS / RESOURCES: Visit the Diverse: Issues In Higher Education website: diverseeducation.com Or follow us on social media: Twitter: twitter.com/diverseissues Instagram: instagram.com/diverseissuesinhighereducation Facebook: facebook.com/DiverseJobs?_rdc=1&_rdr Linkedin: linkedin.com/company/diverse-issues-in-higher-education       In The Margins is produced by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education and edited by Instapodcasts (visit at instapodcasts.com)
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