Delphi Programs Page

Diversity-related upcoming Delphi Events:

Reframing Autism

Thursday, September 29; 2:30 – 5:00 p.m. Brief: The Dean of Students Office, Delphi Center, KY Autism Training Center, and Disability Resource Center (DRC) are pleased to offer a new online module and an in-person roundtable session for faculty and staff who wish to help students on the spectrum be successful at UofL. Learn more and register here:

Care Team U: Management of Student Crises

Wednesday, October 26; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Brief: The Dean of Students Office, UofL’s Student Care Team, and Delphi Center, have partnered to host a roundtable discussion for faculty and staff who wish to know what happens when they refer a student in crisis with information including how to refer a student in crisis, how campus partners break down silos of communication in order to formalize a plan to assist the student in crisis, and more. Learn more and register here:

Other Faculty Development Events:

How Does It Feel To Be A Problem: BIPOC Faculty, Othering, and Mental Health Strategies for Empowerment

Monday, March 25, 2024
12:30 p.m. Microsoft Teams

“How Does It Feel To Be A Problem: BIPOC Faculty, Othering, and Mental Health Strategies for Empowerment” is an exploration of the challenges and unique experiences faced by BIPOC faculty, particularly in the context of “othering” and its potential impact on mental health. This workshop will touch on various experiences BIPOC faculty currently face in workplace culture such as legislation regarding DEI and collegiality of higher ed. This workshop hopes to serve as a welcoming space for constructive conversation and community.

Dr. Ahmad R. Washington PhD,Dr. Ahmad R. Washington PhD, is an associate professor at UofL with dual appointments in the department of Pan-African Studies and the department of Counseling and Human Development. He currently serves as the school counseling program coordinator, where he works with pre-service school counseling students as they prepare to transition into the profession. Dr. Washington received his B.S. in psychology from Francis Marion University, his M.A. in clinical counseling from Webster University, and his PhD in counselor education and supervision from the University of Iowa. Dr. Washington’s primary research and pedagogical interests within school counseling explore how hip-hop culture, as texts, discourses and practices, represent salient and constructive sites of fugitivity and refusal, particularly for black students confronting and negotiating structural anti-Blackness.

Dr. Kaila Adia StoryDr. Kaila Adia Story is an associate professor at UofL in the departments of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Pan-African Studies, as well as the Audre Lorde Endowed Chair. She is also the co-creator, co-producer and co-host of Louisville Public Media’s “Strange Fruit: Musings on Politics, Pop Culture, and Black Gay Life,” a popular award-winning, 8-year running podcast. Her research examines the intersections of race and sexuality, with special attention to Black Feminism, Black Lesbians and Black Queer identity. Dr. Story was named as an LGBTQ+ community leader and change maker as a part of NBC’s inaugural #Pride30, Recently, Dr. Story was chosen as the 2022 Champion of Pride for the state of Kentucky by The Advocate.

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Virtual Reality Workshop

Thursday, September 22; 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Learn more and register here:

Teaching Onboarding for UofL Faculty

Ongoing hybrid educational offering and has First Fridays for New Faculty to connect with other new faculty and drop-in guests Learn more and register here: