May 15th, 2019 | by CollegeAD

The topic of diversity and inclusion is definitely on the rise in the Sun Belt Conference. Long known as a league willing to take bold steps to positively shape college athletics, the Sun Belt is taking another step in that vein – hosting its first Diversity and Inclusion Summit on May 17 as a part of the conference’s annual spring meetings in Point Clear, Ala. “Educating to Become More Aware” is the theme of the half-day session designed to open up the conversation on diversity and inclusion and explore information, techniques and solutions that can be implemented in the hiring or developmental process. “I’m excited that this Summit is one of the first things I’m getting to be a part of,” said newly appointed Sun Belt Commissioner Keith Gill. Dr. Katrice A. Albert, Ph.D., Executive Vice President of Inclusion and Human Resources at the NCAA national office, will kick off the Summit by discussing the importance of diversity and why inclusiveness is so important in today’s world of college athletics. – Read More

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