Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity at Fuller
Fuller Seminary is committed to fostering an inclusive and equitable environment for all of our students, faculty, and staff. This page will be regularly updated with stories and information about the initiatives Fuller is taking to ensure that we live up to that vision and make progress on these shared goals.
Faculty Resource Grant Reports
Faculty Resource Grants have been awarded to Peter Altmann, Tina Armstrong, Joey Fung, Rob O’Lynn, and Michael P. Hardin. Peter Altmann, PhD I have taken the grant approval to purchase several volumes unavailable to me as an adjunct faculty as an opportunity during the first half of 2021 to read and reflect on these volumes…Read More
Faculty Enrichment Grant Report
A faculty enrichment grant has been awarded to Michal Meulenberg. Racial Equity Workshop provided by Racial Equity Institute Michal Meulenberg, PhD With great gratitude to the 2020-21 Inclusion and Equity Faculty Grant initiative, more specifically the awarded Faculty Enrichment Grant, I participated in the Racial Equity Workshop put together by the Racial Equity Institute (REI).…Read More
Course Revision Grant Reports
Two new course revision grants have been awarded to Tyler S. Greenway and Mimi Haddad. PG830 Social Psychology Tyler S. Greenway, PhD I would like to begin by thanking Dr. Alexis Abernethy, Mrs. Tamara Anderson, and all others involved in the creation and administration of the Inclusion and Equity Faculty Grants….Objectives for the PG830 course…Read More
Biblical Lens for Understanding Fuller’s Use of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Here is a brief statement to offer a Biblical lens for understanding Fuller Theological Seminary’s use of diversity, equity, and inclusion language.Read More
SOPMFT Diversity Scholarship Recipient
The purpose of the SOPMFT Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Scholarship is to 1) recognize SOPMFT students who are in good standing and offer solutions to effect sustainable change with regard to equity, inclusion, and diversity in SOPMFT; and 2) foster ongoing dialogue towards building a culture of trust and respect within SOPMFT. Students submit essays…Read More
Faculty Enrichment Grant Awarded
The Faculty Enrichment Grant provides funding for faculty members to attend workshops, conferences, webinars, or other trainings that enhance their knowledge and abilities in inclusion and equity. Opportunities for continual training are essential so that faculty members are continually aware of best practices for inclusion and equity. The Faculty Enrichment Grant awardee for 2020-21 is…Read More
Course Revision Grants Awarded
The largest grant offered is the Course Revision Grant. This grant is offered for projects that integrate scholarship from underrepresented people groups into courses. Strong proposals in this category not only sought to include new scholarship, but also articulate how scholarship from underrepresented people groups reorients, illumines, and/or critiques current perspectives within that field. This…Read More
The Strategic Approach Toward Inclusive Excellence (SATIE) 2020-2022 was reviewed and revised with input from trustees, senior leadership team, directors, and faculty. Consistent with Fuller NEXT, this updated SATIE 2020-2022 outlines three years of specific goals designed toward achieving the priorities of antiracist practices and their intersection with other dimensions of diversity.Read More
Nuestro compromiso es caminar con la iglesia y comunidad latina mundial aprovechando su riqueza cultural de cinco siglos de testimonio del Reino de Dios en nuestras emocionantes historias, bellas tierras, talentosa gente y transformadoras migraciones mundiales. El Centro Latino está listo para caminar con toda/o discípula/o de Jesucristo rumbo a la construcción de un mundo mejor, que honre a Dios y dignifique a su creación.
William E. Pannell Center for African American Church Studies
The William E. Pannell Center for African American Church Studies seeks to expand the formation of today's Christian leaders, deepening their understanding of and engagement with the African American church and its contributions to society.
OSCAR GARCÍA-JOHNSON NAMED CHIEF OF DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION
Dr. García-Johnson will lead the development and implementation of strategies and plans to advance Fuller’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence in partnership with the Senior Leadership Team, ethnic center directors, Diversity Council, staff, faculty, and students.
Conversing: Dwight Radcliff on Black Pain
Dwight Radcliff, assistant provost for the William E. Pannell Center for African American Church Studies, speaks about the systems of oppression and generational trauma that plague Black communities and challenges the church to own a theology that responds rightly to suffering rather than dismissing it.
FULLER DIALOGUES: Holistic Healing and Wellness
Scholars and guests explore contemplative practices and their transformative impact, interpersonal trauma and recovery, and the holistic approach of womanist psychology.
CONVERSING: Brenda Salter McNeil on Reconciliation
Brenda Salter McNeil, speaker, author, and professor, talks about the long work of reconciliation, the need to speak truth, and the ongoing process of repentance, forgiveness, and justice guided by God’s Spirit.
CONVERSING: Vince Bantu on African American Identity and the Church
Vince Bantu, assistant professor of church history and Black Church studies, talks about the varied dynamics and histories of African American communities around the United States, Black experience in the American church, and his own journey of reclaiming identity through African history and Christianity.
Strategic Approach Toward Inclusive Excellence
A report prepared in consultation with the Diversity Council, Ethnic Centers, Faculty Senate, selected members of the Board of Trustees, Senior Administration, Faculty, Staff, and Students
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