The University of Louisville Black Faculty/Staff Association (BFSA) was founded in 2002. This employee resource group (ERG) aims to serve as a collective that supports and advocates for Black employees at the University of Louisville.
Mission & Purpose
The mission of BFSA is to promote unity, provide support and build community among Black faculty, staff, and students at the University of Louisville. Additionally, through advocacy and collaborative efforts, BFSA exists to enhance communication and champion diversity, inclusion, opportunity, and social justice—while challenging racism—within the University, with our Black alumni, and the broader Black community.
The purpose of BFSA is to:
- Promote unity, support, and build community among Black faculty, staff, and students.
- Advocate for diversity, inclusion, opportunity, and social justice initiatives that bolster the recruitment, retention, promotion, and success of Black faculty, staff, and students, both internally and externally.
- Advance an agenda that addresses issues and concerns of Black faculty, staff, and students.
- Hold the University of Louisville accountable for its diversity and inclusion plan(s).