Leadership for Diversity Initiative
In 2007 the Provost and the Vice President for Student Affairs agreed to support a campus-wide Leadership for Diversity Initiative. The effort has been led by Gail Wells, Director of Student Life, and Kevin Railey, Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School, and it has re-invigorated Buffalo State's relationship with the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI).
The National Coalition Building Institute
The Buffalo State NCBI Coalition Building Team is a campus affiliate of the National Coalition Building Institute, Inc. (NCBI). NCBI is an international non-profit leadership development network dedicated to the elimination of racism and other forms of oppression.
Rooted in an understanding of individual, community, and systemic change, NCBI leaders work with public and private organizations to further:
BUFFALO STATE, NCBI COALITION BUILDING TEAM
Mission and Goals
The CBT is committed to supporting the mission of BSC by purposefully providing resources that fulfill the strategic goals and initiatives of the institution, leading us towards national recognition and prominence in the development of communities of inclusion.
The team's goals include:
Benefits of being a member of the Buffalo State NCBI Coalition Building Team include: