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Fall 2020: An Agenda for Progress and Equity Amid the Pandemic

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Featuring three Kentucky diversity experts, this webinar will explore the potential impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on fall 2020 enrollment and retention for underrepresented minority and other vulnerable students at Kentucky’s institutions. 

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Featured panelists


Danielle Sims Brooks

Danielle Sims Brooks currently serves as the assistant vice president for student affairs at Jefferson Community and Technical College in Louisville, KY. Prior to coming to JCTC, brooks served as assistant dean of multicultural affairs at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Additionally, Brooks worked in housing and residence life at Lipscomb University, North Carolina A&T, Clayton State University, and Ole Miss. Brooks has a Bachelor of Science in psychology with a minor in child development from Tennessee State University and a master’s degree in education administration and supervision from Lipscomb University. Currently, Brooks is pursuing her doctorate of education at Western Kentucky University in postsecondary leadership.


Dr. Molly Kerby

Dr. Molly Kerby is the assistant provost for institutional effectiveness and chief diversity officer for academic affairs at Western Kentucky University. Kerby also holds ranks as an associate professor of sociology and publishes on theoretical predictive models of community and organizational change, particularly in areas related to higher education, civic engagement, and diversity, equity and inclusion.


Dr. Michael Marshall

Dr. Michael J. Marshall is Bellarmine University’s vice president for enrollment, marketing and communication. In this capacity, Marshall provides strategic leadership, vision, and integration for growing and diversifying enrollment and expanding the university’s profile and reputation. He has demonstrated success in enrollment management and academic leadership with an eye toward college access and affordability. Marshall received a bachelor of business administration degree from Mercyhurst College, a master’s degree in liberal arts and a doctorate in higher education leadership from Texas Christian University.


Last Updated 5/28/2020