Dr. Lawrence A. Q. Burnley was appointed University of Dayton's inaugural vice president for diversity and inclusion on July 1, 2016. Dr. Burnley has led cultural immersion trips throughout the world, and has facilitated numerous seminars and workshops with senior administrators, faculty, staff, and students in the areas of a biblically based understanding of diversity, equity, inclusion inter/cross-cultural dialogue, and critical reflection on doing ministry in domestic and global contexts.
When the Rev. Al Sharpton implored white America to “get your knee off our necks” at the memorial of George Floyd, his words were carried by news outlets across the globe. Meanwhile in the U.S., the Rev. William J. Barber II has been an ever-present voice in the protests, prompting some to place him as […]