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

Alum Lynn Schmidt, PhD’09 and Her Book Antisexist: Challenge Sexism, Champion Women’s Rights, and Create Equality

2022-06-13T14:23:43-07:00

Join Us for the Virtual Meet the Author Event To raise the issue of sexism, Fielding alum Lynn Schmidt, Ph.D. (HOD’09 and EBC’12), wrote Antisexist: Challenge Sexism, Champion Women’s Rights, and Create Equality to explore what sexism is, how it impacts women, one’s role in perpetuating sexism, and how to stop it. With that in mind, the book was published on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2022, an event campaign to #BreakTheBias this year. Everyone has sexist biases, implicit or explicit. A United Nations study reported that nine out of ten men and women have at least one deeply [...]

Alum Lynn Schmidt, PhD’09 and Her Book Antisexist: Challenge Sexism, Champion Women’s Rights, and Create Equality2022-06-13T14:23:43-07:00

Share Her Story: Dr. Sabina Spielrein

2022-03-09T20:23:07-08:00

Dr. Sabina Spielrein, "a feminist, physician, and early psychoanalyst who made significant contributions to the field of psychology ." By Rebecca Housel, PhD This story has been submitted as part of the Share Her Story Campaign. During #WomensHistoryMonth, we invite all community members to share the name of a woman who influenced them most positively. Community members can also honor their role models by sponsoring a book in the digital collections of Dr. Dianne Kipnes Library. Dr. Sabina Spielrein Dr. Sabina Spielrein has been my professional role model. She was a feminist, physician, and early psychoanalyst who made [...]

Share Her Story: Dr. Sabina Spielrein2022-03-09T20:23:07-08:00

Share Her Story: Alum Dr. Dominique Eugene on Significant Women in Her Life

2022-03-10T01:53:39-08:00

Share Her Story: Alum Dr. Dominique Eugene on Significant Women in Her Life Dominique Eugene, PhD Clinical Psychology Program alum Dominique Eugene, PhD’18, is one of the alumni panelists at the Call across the Globe: Gender Equity Today for Sustainability Tomorrow. It’s by coincidence that Fielding’s Anniversary falls on the time when we celebrate Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day. Yet, we are proud to honor women and their achievements in March and always. As part of the university’s activities in March, we have invited our community to participate in the “Share Her Story” campaign to [...]

Share Her Story: Alum Dr. Dominique Eugene on Significant Women in Her Life2022-03-10T01:53:39-08:00

International Women’s Day: Dr. Orlando L. Taylor Reflects on the Legacy of Dr. Marie Fielder

2022-03-08T18:16:14-08:00

by Orlando Taylor, PhD Distinguished Senior Advisor to the President, and Director of the Marie Fielder Center for Democracy, Leadership, and Education The origin of the phrase “A rising tide lifts all boats” is often—and incorrectly—attributed to John F Kennedy in a speech he made in 1963 in support of a dam project. The aphorism, or a version thereof, has been around for centuries in the Chinese language. Regardless of the source, the phrase is most appropriate to remember during Women’s History Month since many of the enormous accomplishments and contributions of women of diverse races, cultures, and nations have [...]

International Women’s Day: Dr. Orlando L. Taylor Reflects on the Legacy of Dr. Marie Fielder2022-03-08T18:16:14-08:00

Share Her Story: Frances B. McAllister

2022-03-02T20:31:12-08:00

Frances B. McAllister, "determined to improve the world she lived in." by Katrina S. Rogers, PhD President, Fielding Graduate University Frances B. McAllister Born in 1910, Frances B. McAllister was 77 when I met her—I was 24. Despite our age differences and disparate economic circumstances, we became fast friends. She inspired my love for other people, commitment to something greater than myself, and a lifetime of work in the education and non-profit sectors. In her early years, she advocated for peace and social justice, fought for the creation of community colleges, and promoted women in all [...]

Share Her Story: Frances B. McAllister2022-03-02T20:31:12-08:00

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
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