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University Redirects Funds from Strategic Hiring Initiative to Chief Diversity Officer Position

University Redirects Funds from Strategic Hiring Initiative to Chief Diversity Officer Position

November 13, 2019

The university replaced Freedman’s Strategic Hiring Initiative and adopted a “more strategic, comprehensive approach to recruiting diverse faculty” when it created a new position, chief diversity officer (CDO), assumed by Rafael Zapata in January 2018.

First Chief Diversity Officer Assumes Office

First Chief Diversity Officer Assumes Office

January 31, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez After his hiring this fall, Rafael Zapata has officially assumed his role as Fordham’s first Chief Diversity Officer, Special Assistant to the President for Diversity and Associate Vice...

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