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Dissertation Proposal Defense by Cynthia D. Davalos
|Event Start Date||Thursday, June 13, 2013|
Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Room 201
|Event Start Time||11:00 am - 1:00 pm|
**USD faculty and graduate students are welcome to attend free of charge
EXPLORING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF DIVERSITY AND CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICERS: A MIXED METHODS MULTIPLE-CASE STUDY
Using a mixed methods multiple-case study framework, this study will begin with a survey of chief diversity officers who are members of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education. From the survey results, three exemplar
This study aims to contribute new data on the nascent discourse of chief diversity officers, their efforts, and their impact at institutionalizing diversity. In addition, this research study intends to add to the existing bodies of literature on organizational change in higher education and diversity. From a best-practices approach, this study seeks to provide university leaders valuable and timely information on the decision to add a chief diversity officer to a campus’ senior leadership team in order to institutionalize diversity at a campus-wide level.
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