Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria: And Other Conversations About Race by Dr. Beverly Tatum
October 22, 7:00 - 8:30 P.M. CDT
This Book Club will be hosted by Dr. Sherry Turner '84 and Dr. Laura Taylor.
Dr. Sherry Turner '84 is Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Rhodes College. Dr. Turner is responsible for helping Rhodes bring to life the ambitious goals outlined in the college’s emerging strategic plan. She will also provide executive leadership in developing and implementing a strategic campus vision for diversity and equity. Dr. Turner, a native Memphian, formerly served as the director of institutional success and support for United Negro College Fund’s (UNCF) Institute for Capacity Building (ICB). There, she worked with 37 UNCF member institutions to help them fulfill their strategic goals. Turner oversaw technical assistance, consulting services, and professional development aimed at building capacity in accreditation, fiscal affairs, enrollment management, institutional advancement, and institutional effectiveness.