VPID Finalist: Archie Ervin

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The search committee charged with identifying Georgia Tech’s first Vice President for Institute Diversity has narrowed its list of candidates to three finalists. The third and final of these is Archie Ervin, who is scheduled for a two-day campus visit and will deliver a public presentation during this open forum. Archie W. Ervin, Associate Provost for Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill In his current role at Chapel Hill, Ervin works with all academic deans and other senior administrative staff to address the university’s diversity goals and priorities. He also serves as director of the Office for Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, which has responsibilities for recruitment and outreach programs to enhance diversity and inclusion, multicultural educational programs, diversity assessment, consultation, and education for faculty, staff, and student communities. He chaired a task force on diversity whose findings were used to draft Chapel Hill’s first university-wide diversity action plan. Ervin earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in political science from Appalachian State University, and a PhD in educational organizations and policy studies from the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill.



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  • Created By: Michael Hagearty
  • Created: 08/12/2010
  • Modified By: Fletcher Moore
  • Modified: 10/07/2016


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