Strategy Expert Presents Diversity Workshop

Strategy Expert Presents Diversity Workshop

The University of West Georgia welcomed Dr. Sonel Shropshire on March 9 to present a two-hour workshop to employees on how to insure diversity during higher education recruitment. Throughout his 19-year academic career, Dr. Shropshire has been recognized as an expert on methods of creating effective diversity strategies for academic institutions. As president of The Academic Network, Inc., he has developed minority recruitment strategies for faculty, staff, and students for more than 367 institutions. Dr. Shropshire shared that hiring managers need to focus on three key points when recruiting with diversity in mind: locate, recruit, and retain. During the workshop, he offered employees tips on how to implement this three-pronged approach.

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