Lemuel W. Watson appointed to lead new anti-racist initiatives at Indiana University

Lemuel W. Watson

Provost Professor Lemuel W. Watson will be stepping down as dean of the IU School of Education to spearhead a major new set of anti-racist initiatives at IU.

Watson will assume the role of associate vice president for diversity, equity and multicultural affairs on July 1. This new position -- announced by IU Bloomington Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel and Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs James Wimbush -- is the latest in a series of tangible actions IU is taking to further equity and inclusion throughout the university community.

Read the full announcement at News at IU.