Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series

Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 2:00pm

288 days away !

In celebration of the many successes of the College of Health Professions and Dean Harriet R. Feldman’s 25th year at Pace, we invite you to join us for a conversation about diversity and inclusion, led by Dr. G. Rumay Alexander, a nationally known expert in the field. Pace’s President Marvin Krislov, Law Professor Randolph M. McLaughlin, CHP Professor Joanne Singleton, and Cornell Craig Pace’s Director of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs will participate in the conversation with Dr. Alexander.

The event will be held on March 5, 2018, from 2pm to 4pm in Schimmel Theatre, Pace University, 1 Pace Plaza, New York, NY, and will be webcast to the Stephen J. Friedman Multipurpose Room, Pace University, 861 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, NY.



About the Speakers:


  • Pace’ President Marvin Krislov: Prior to his appointment at Pace University, President Krislov served as the President of Oberlin College where he led collaborative efforts to make the College and Conservatory of Music more rigorous, diverse, inclusive, and accessible to students from every socioeconomic background. President Krislov’s career demonstrates a commitment to recognizing the importance of diversity in higher education.


  • Professor Randolph M. McLaughlin: A civil rights attorney, and Pace University professor of law, began his legal career at the Center for Constitutional Rights, a civil rights/civil liberties legal organization in New York City. Throughout his career, specializing in voting rights litigation, Professor McLaughlin has fought for the rights of activists and the communities across the country. 


  • CHP Professor Joanne K. Singleton:  accomplished clinician, educator and researcher with numerous national and international publications and presentations on evidence-based practice, cultural competence, appreciative inquiry, research methods, teaching and learning, and clinical conditions.Dr. Singleton is presently serving her second term as the National Academies of Practice, Nursing Academy Chairperson. Recently, Dr. Singleton published two studies of DNP students that reported on enhancing transcultural self-efficacy, and evidence-based practice beliefs and implementation though curriculum design.


  • Mr. Cornell Craig: The Director of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs, at Pace University. Craig has been with the University since 2009, and has developed numerous programs in an effort to support and foster diversity. 


  • Dr. G. Rumay Alexander, EdD, RN, FAAN: The Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Vice Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will lead the lecture. Dr. Alexander has a compelling record of leadership and advocacy outside and within the UNC community. Her passion for equity of opportunity and courageous dialogues to steward and promote human flourishing has led to appointments on landmark healthcare initiatives including the Commission of Workforce for Hospitals and Health Systems of the American Hospital Association. Dr. Alexander is the President of the National League of Nursing and has won numerous awards for her leadership in numerous organizations.