LEXINGTON, Ky. (August 25, 2021) – A national leader with more than 25 years of experience at some of the country’s leading institutions has been selected as the University of Kentucky’s next vice president for institutional diversity.
Katrice A. Albert, Ph.D., will begin her duties as vice president for institutional diversity on Sept. 27, according to an announcement from UK President Eli Capilouto.
Highlights of Albert’s career in leading diversity and education efforts include:
On this edition of ‘Behind the Blue’, UK Chief Communications Officer Jay Blanton talks with Albert about what she’s looking forward to in joining UK, particularly at this moment, as the institution is engaged in a broad-based and expansive effort around diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).
You can read more about UK’s DEI efforts here: https://dei.uky.edu/.
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