Monday, June 27, 2016

Academic Bridge Building

Dr. Clarence G. Williams

Dr. Williams is the author of... Technology and the Dream: Reflections on the Black Experience at MIT, 1941–1999 along with Reflections of the Dream, 1975–1994: Twenty-One Years Celebrating the Life of Dr. Martin Jr. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Williams is Adjunct Professor Emeritus of Urban Studies and Planning at the MIT School of Architecture + Planning. The department is the longest-running continuous planning program in the United States, repeatedly ranked #1 in the nation, the Department of Urban Studies and Planning has the largest planning faculty in the United States, possibly in the world, with unparalleled breadth and depth of expertise. An article, written by Audrey Williams June, was published on March 18, 2016 by the Chronicle of Higher Education entitled "Finding Bridge Leaders for Minority Professors and Students".  Dr. Williams was interviewed and expounded upon the critical importance of cultivating an environment that proliferates proven success in higher education.  The published account is reproduced below as a courtesy to the great work the Chronicle is performing in recognition of outstanding work by committed faculty and administrators, past and present, in this specific academic arena. Please save locally or open the images in a new tab for further review.

Dr. Williams Image Credits: D.L. Anderson

Further published research by Dr. Williams on this topic can be found at the titled link below in an article published and posted by the "Trotter Review".

Trotter Review
Volume 8, Issue 2, 9-21-1994
Recruiting, Retaining, and Producing Future Leaders in Higher Education
Dr. Clarence G. Williams