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Skidmore College
Black Faculty and Staff Group

Black Faculty and Staff Group (BFSG) Mission:

  • Strengthen the relationships among Black people within the Skidmore College community
  • Foster a sense of community and mutual support through social gatherings, networking, mentoring and coalition-building
  • support professional development
  • outreach to students and student groups to promote academic, social and overall well-being
  • provide a visible campus presence
  • support the administration's recruitment and retention efforts
  • educate and engage with the community on issues related to race, the Black experience and anti-racism
  • develop the relationship between Skidmore and Saratoga Springs' Black community members
  • caucus with other communities of color on campus
  • strengthen our relationship with allies

We believe that these efforts will greatly enhance the quality of life of all members of the Skidmore College community.

For additional information, please email Kristie Ford or Joshua Woodfork

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