Fielding VP of DEI Allison Davis-White Eyes, Ph.D., Joins the 2022 Class of the AGB Institute for Leadership & Governance

2022-05-12T19:15:23-07:00

Fielding VP of DEI Allison Davis-White Eyes, Ph.D., is in the News. DEI Allison Davis-White Eyes, Ph.D. The AGB Institute for Leadership & Governance in Higher Education has announced the selected participants for the class of 2022. The six-month program is designed for individuals who aspire to presidencies at four-year public research universities and regional comprehensive institutions. Twenty-five participants from institutions around the country will begin their experience with an in-person symposium in September in Washington, D.C.  Research shows that the average tenure of college presidents in their current positions was six-and-a-half years in 2016, down from about seven [...]

Fielding VP of DEI Allison Davis-White Eyes, Ph.D., Joins the 2022 Class of the AGB Institute for Leadership & Governance2022-05-12T19:15:23-07:00

Alum Tony Byers, Ph.D., appointed Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer

2022-06-13T14:21:57-07:00

Tony Byers, Ph.D. FIELDING STAR ALUMNI ALERT: Tony Byers, Ph.D., is appointed as Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer at Spenser Stuart, a consulting firm that helps leaders, teams, and organizations. In the press release about his appointment, Dr. Byers says: “Elevating the outcomes of diversity, equity, and inclusion to one of the most important business imperatives of our time is my passion.” Dr. Byers is a 2006 graduate of Fielding’s Human and Organizational Development Program. His dissertation is “Building Support for Diversity Programs among Senior Management in Organizations.” He also authored The Multiplier Effect of Inclusion: How Diversity [...]

Alum Tony Byers, Ph.D., appointed Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer2022-06-13T14:21:57-07:00

Peter Whitehouse, MD, PhD, Receives Creative Longevity and Wisdom Award

2022-01-27T19:30:37-08:00

Contributions to visionary leadership in positive aging recognized The 2021 Fielding Creative Longevity and Wisdom Outstanding Scholar-Practitioner Award is presented to Peter Whitehouse, MD, Ph.D., for his contributions to visionary leadership in positive aging. Peter Whitehouse, MD, Ph.D. Dr. Whitehouse’s accomplishments include the establishment of The Intergenerational School, a unique public multi-age community school co-founded with his wife, Catherine. His fields of endeavor include cognitive/brain health, integrated health care, intergenerational learning, interprofessional practice, deep bioethics, organizational aesthetics, narrative epistemology, transmedia performance arts, civilization transformation, and play. He leads the InterHub in the Presencing Institute (MIT) and was [...]

Peter Whitehouse, MD, PhD, Receives Creative Longevity and Wisdom Award2022-01-27T19:30:37-08:00

The National Diversity Collaborative Certificate Program at Fielding

2021-12-16T18:22:20-08:00

The National Diversity Collaborative, Inc. has launched the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEI&A) Certificate training in partnership with Fielding’s Institute for Social Innovation (ISI). Dr. Bill White William White, EdD (2001), Fielding alum and CEO of the Collaborative, shared: “Building on Fielding’s scholar-practitioner model, the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Certificate Program connects scholarly knowledge with practical application to support working professionals in the advancement of their DEI&A skills. Through our partnership with Fielding’s Institute for Social Innovation, we expect to produce 5,000 quality diversity professionals nationwide in five years.” The Collaborative serves organizations and leaders by [...]

The National Diversity Collaborative Certificate Program at Fielding2021-12-16T18:22:20-08:00

The Indigenous Worldview Research Award Honors Late Jim Ptak, EdD (ELC’19)

2021-12-13T18:25:22-08:00

James W. Ptak, EdD With great sadness, we share with our Fielding community that alum James W. Ptak, EdD, passed away on November 12, 2021. In his dissertation, titled “From Chaos to Individual and Collective Well-Being: A Worldview Transformation (Engaging Concentration-Activated Transformation within Soliloquy),” he explored a personal journey of moving from a dominant worldview (DW) toward Indigenous worldview (IW). Dr. Ptak described his dissertation as first-person, soliloquy research that enabled him, as a dominant worldview-oriented individual, “to embrace, persist, and prevail in Indigenous wisdom-based well-being to gain balance and harmony within myself, my sense of humanity, and [...]

The Indigenous Worldview Research Award Honors Late Jim Ptak, EdD (ELC’19)2021-12-13T18:25:22-08:00

Fielding Alum Dr. Bill Dailey Jr. Recognized With Positive Aging Award from Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

2021-12-03T01:10:33-08:00

Dr. Bill Dailey Jr. The 2021 awards for the "15 over 50" Osher Celebration takes place on Friday, December 3, 2021, at 12 noon to celebrate and honor those in their second half of life who exemplify positive aging. Fielding Graduate University's EdD alum, Dr. Bill Dailey Jr., will receive the "Positive Aging Award" along with other fellow elders being honored. Dr. Dailey, a professor at Fresno Pacific University, is a longtime advocate for the disabled and the elderly.  His dissertation research at Fielding, "Elder Stories: Having an Influence Among Aging and Disability Practitioners," examined life stories of [...]

Fielding Alum Dr. Bill Dailey Jr. Recognized With Positive Aging Award from Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)2021-12-03T01:10:33-08:00

Fielding Doctoral Student, Donna Richemond Appointed Montgomery County’s New Chief of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

2021-12-01T23:28:57-08:00

Donna L. Richemond, MA Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, appointed Donna Richemond as its inaugural Chief of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Richemond has more than twenty years of experience in leadership roles in higher education and community positions. She is the first person to assume this new role with Montgomery County. The position was established to lead efforts to create a more welcoming and inclusive environment for County employees and residents. In reflecting on the new Chief of DEI position, Ms. Richemond wrote, "All the work I have done to this point has led me to this position - my [...]

Fielding Doctoral Student, Donna Richemond Appointed Montgomery County’s New Chief of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion2021-12-01T23:28:57-08:00
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