Dean Miller Named to UK Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leadership Team

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The University of Kentucky (UK) recently announced a comprehensive, enterprise-wide Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Implementation Plan designed to accelerate progress at UK for our Black communities and other communities of color. Justin “Jay” Miller, dean of the UK College of Social Work (CoSW), has been named to the 22-member Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Leadership Team.

Dean Miller has extensive experience in DEI. He previously oversaw DEI initiatives for several federal government agencies. Additionally, Dean Miller has written, spoken, and conducted extensive research about the importance of diversity in academic and practice settings.  

You can learn more about the comprehensive plan here.

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For 85 years, the University of Kentucky College of Social Work (CoSW) has been a leader in social work education. As a college, we promote community and individual well-being through translational research and scholarship, exemplary teaching, and vital community engagement. We are committed to the people and social institutions throughout Kentucky, the nation, and the world. Like the University, CoSW is an organization that cultivates a diverse academic community characterized by interpersonal fairness and social justice. We are fiercely committed to developing outstanding social work professionals — leaders who will serve individuals, families, and communities through innovative and effective practices that are guided by cultural competency, systematic ethical analysis, and a keen and pragmatic understanding of the human condition.