OID is pleased to have Paris McCurdy, join our team as the Director of Community Diversity Initiatives. Paris will be overseeing partnerships and sponsorships between the University, its departments, and the greater community. Paris will also internally coordinate activities between the Office of Institution Diversity, the Office of Community Engagement, the University Foundation and other university offices that focus on community engagement, providing leadership for the development and implementation of an overall strategic university Community Relations Plan for Ball State. Paris has an extensive background in community development, has built partnerships with the Detroit mayor’s office, police department, neighborhood service organizations and local businesses to connect each area to the community. Paris is an alumnus of Ball State University, and we are excited to welcome Paris back into the community with high hopes for his impact and passion for this position.
Greg Fehribach earned both is undergraduate and Masters of Arts degrees at Ball State University. While at Ball State, Greg made history as the first student with a disability to be elected student body president. Greg founded The Fehribach Group, a company working with industry to promote universal design in 1995.
A graduate of Ohio Northern University’s Petit College of Law, Greg has practiced law since 1968. Greg participated in the development of the American with Disabilities Act, speaking before Congress as an Indiana Attorney. He is currently affiliated with Indianapolis law firm Doninger Tuohy & Bailey LLP and most recently has accepted the position of Distinguished Fellow for the Office of Institutional Diversity.
Gender Equity Task Force
The Gender Equity Task Force recommendation to the University Senate for an enhanced sick leave policy was approved by the Ball State University Board of Trustees May 6, 2016
“Employees may now use more of their designated sick days either to care for an ill family member or to help facilitate a new adoption or foster placement in the family.”
The Gender Equity Task Force reflects the strategic goal of providing a High-Quality Work-Life Environment for faculty and staff.
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