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The Mission of the Black Education Association

BEA Mission page

The mission of the Black Education Association (BEA) at Virginia Commonwealth University is to create a community of Black scholars committed to using our collective resources and knowledge to:

  • collaborate with the university to realize its mission and strategic plan in regards to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence;
  • encourage the equitable utilization of Black faculty throughout the university community;
  • promote the professional development of Black faculty;
  • recognize and celebrate the efforts of those who contribute to the advancement of Black faculty in teaching, research, and service at VCU; and
  • prioritize issues of diversity and equity within policy making at VCU. (Adopted Fall 2013)

For a full description of the organizational charter and by-laws click here: BEA Bylaws