The Faculty Diversity Fellow(s) for the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (OEDI) will work primarily on research and/or action project of their own design which supports the goals of the EDI Strategic Plan and generally contributes to diversity, equity, and inclusion within the Brockport community. This is an opportunity to receive support to implement a project you believe will make a difference toward inclusive excellence at Brockport.

Faculty Diversity Fellow(s) Responsibilities include:

  • Faculty Diversity Fellow(s)-FDFs will meet jointly with the OEDI Team in person monthly
  • Provide a comprehensive review of project status towards the end of each semester, to OEDI staff and other faculty/staff as deemed appropriate.
  • Publish the results from the project through an appropriate and approved venue.


 Any tenured or tenure-line faculty, or full-time instructor/lecturer, is eligible to apply.


  • Understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Ability to work with a diverse, highly engaged team
  • Skills necessary to lead/implement your proposed project

Time Commitment

The Faculty Diversity Fellow(s) should be prepared to serve in this position for one year, with the option of a one-year extension at the discretion of the Chief Diversity Officer (CDO).


The Faculty Diversity Fellow(s) will receive a course release (fall and spring). A budget of up to $1,000/yr. will be provided for project expenses.


Application Deadline: Friday, May 19, 2023

Apply to be a Faculty Diversity Fellow 

Please provide the following information:

  • Contact information
  • A brief bio that includes prior experience in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (2 pages)
  • Proposed project with a timeline and expected outcomes. Examples of possible outcomes include peer-reviewed publication, a presentation, or a proposed change in policy/procedure (3-5 pages)
  • Letter from the department chair supporting the course release and highlighting EDI efforts in which you have engaged.


If you have any questions concerning the Faculty Diversity Fellow(s) position, please contact Damita Davis or call (585) 395-2024.