Gallaudet Chief Diversity Officer resigns
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Yesterday (Tuesday) Gallaudet University President Roberta “Bobbi” Cordano released a video on YouTube about Gallaudet’s chief diversity officer resigning.
This image comes from Gallaudet University’s YouTube page.
The video was entitled “Dr. Elizabeth A. Moore appointed interim chief diversity officer.”
Cordano addressed the campus community and shared that Dr. Elavie Ndura resigned as vice president of equity, diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer.
She thanked Ndura for her service and her efforts at in Gallaudet’s antiracism work.
This image comes from Gallaudet University’s website and is Ndura’s message to the community.
Ndura was unable to come to the campus to film her message to the community.
But an interpreter shared the written message on her behalf in the video.
In her message Ndura shared that it was the right time for her to start focusing on other goals and next steps.
She mentioned her work at Gallaudet including leading the development of the University’s diversity and inclusion excellent strategic plan and, in light of the Black Lives Matter movement, leading Gallaudet’s stand against systemic racism and violence initiative.
She shared that she was deeply grateful for all her colleagues and the interpreters who support her work and learning.
Cordona said she has appointed Dr. Elizabeth A. Moore as interim chief diversity officer and that a national search for a permanent chief diversity officer will be conducted.