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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

This report focuses on how ‘Sense of Belonging’ influences the identity development of queer Latinx students at Predominantly White Institutions (PWIs). The goals for this exploratory work were to conduct a qualitative study to better understand the experiences of queer Latinx students and to engage in transformative research that is not defined by the confines of traditional social science research.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Partnering with Karen Gross, an advisor and consultant to non-profit schools, organizations, and governments, the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Leadership, Equity, and Justice (Proctor Institute) is proud to present “Trauma is An Invisible Backpack: How That Backpack Affects Students, Educators, and Communities.”

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Join us on October 15 at 6 PM EDT for a panel discussion that features visual artists and arts educators/administrators whose diverse perspectives significantly contribute to the contemporary landscape.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Join us on October 29 at 7 PM as author Eileen Sanchez and Michael Hicks discuss Freedom Lessons, the book marking the anniversary of the desegregation of schools in Louisiana known as "The Crossover." This event is co-sponsored with the Rutgers University Graduate School of Education Alumni Association (GSEAA).

Thursday, September 24, 2020

The Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Leadership, Equity and Justice will host a series of workshops that will offer best practices on making scholarship more accessible to the general public. Each session will focus on a different method to extend the reach of your research.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

The Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Leadership, Equity, and Justice (Proctor Institute) is proud to announce the release of a new report that discusses the implications of dual-career hiring for the professoriate and shares findings from a study that explored the recruitment and career experiences of faculty couples.

Thursday, June 18, 2020

In an effort to create meaningful discussions on issues related to the injustices that Black communities face, the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Leadership, Justice, and Equity will sponsor two panel discussions that address and delve into racism, Whiteness, and privilege in the current socio-political climate. Moderated by Visiting Scholar, Tammy Smithers, this discussion will examine the impact of marginalization and criminalization of Black bodies and highlight the role of implicit bias and White fragility in systematically upholding policies that disproportionately have an impact on African Americans.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

A new snapshot developed by the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Leadership, Equity, and Justice and CoopLew illuminates the challenges and opportunities Diversity Officers and institutions are currently experiencing as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Monday, May 11, 2020

The Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Leadership, Equity, & Justice is seeking submissions for The Year of Leadership -- a three-report, research series examining leadership. 

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