Article Discusses Importance of Diversity on University Campuses

A recent article in The Forum titled, “Area colleges, universities say range of ethnicities on campus improves learning,” discusses the importance of diversity and inclusion on university campuses. The article quotes Donna Brown, MSUM’s Chief Diversity Officer. She cites MSUM’s newly written diversity plan, and says departments are seeking to bring different perspectives into classrooms to better prepare all students for life. […]

Brown named interim Chief Human Resources Officer

Donna Brown will assume the duties of interim chief human resources officer on Wednesday, Oct. 8.  She will also continue her responsibilities as chief diversity officer and Affirmative Action officer.  Andrea Kubat, who has been serving as MSUM’s interim CHRO, is returning to her MnSCU duties in St. Paul and her last day here will be Oct. 7. “I want […]

Why Treaties Matter Exhibit: Brown bag lunch and coffee conversations

There are two opportunities for faculty and staff to discuss this wonderful exhibit: Wednesday, Sept 24 from 1:00-2:00 pm and Thursday, Sept 25 from 3:00-4:00 pm in the Faculty Development Center. Join facilitators Phyllis May-Machunda and Donna Brown in conversations about ways to incorporate this exhibit and resources into various courses within multiple disciplines during its time of residency on […]

New members added to senior executive team

Administrators representing diversity and IT have been added to President Anne Blackhurst’s senior executive team. Daniel Heckaman, chief information officer, and Donna Brown, in her new capacity as chief diversity officer, now serve on the Senior Executive Council. In addition, Andrea Kubat, recently appointed to succeed Brown as interim chief human resources officer serves on the team. “As the executive […]