Indiana University Bloomington will honor its historically black fraternities and sororities in a public celebration at 11 a.m. Friday, April 21, outside the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center.
Thanks to the generosity of Lacy M. Johnson, a prominent attorney at Ice Miller LLP and alumnus of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, IU is establishing the Johnson Professorship for Diversity and Leadership, which will support senior leaders at the university who work on issues in diversity and leadership.
Indiana University Southeast was honored for its diversity and inclusion efforts at One Southern Indiana’s 29th ONE Awards program.
Bill Garrett was short for a center. It didn’t stop the 6’2’’ basketball player from setting new scoring and rebounding records while he played for IU’s varsity team from 1948 to 1951.
Iris Rosa has seen the growth of the African American Dance Company. Rosa graduated from IU with a master of science in dance in 1974, and immediately afterward approached Herman Hudson, founder of the then Department of Afro-American Studies, about the possibility of taking on the director role in the new ensemble.
Throughout the month of April, author Amy Kaufman Burk will be donating 50 percent of her book sale profits to the LGBTQ+ Culture Center at IU.