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Black Faculty and Staff Organization
Purpose and Objectives
Serve as an Advocate for the Interest of Black Faculty, Staff and Students
- Networking with other black faculty and staff and administrators throughout the University.
- Part of any forum to discuss concerns, issues and have a voice in campus life.
- Chance to get involved in community through BFSO participation.
- Part of a forum to discuss issues and concerns pertaining to people of African decent.
- Work on projects pertaining to concerns of people of African decent.
- Serve as a pipeline for retention and recruitment of students, staff, and faculty.
Special Objectives of the Black Faculty & Staff Organization
To insure the representation of Black faculty, students and staff within the University at all levels:
- Annual co-sponsorship of the Curtis Wilson Scholarship Fund Dinner Dance and Funding of Mid-Term book scholarships.
- Members are represented on University's standing committees and Special AD Hoc Committees.
To improve the condition of the Black community by supporting the enrollment of a significant number of Black students and the employment of greater numbers of Black persons in the faculty and staff ranks:
- Members participate in student mentoring programs.
- Publishes the Status Report of Blacks at CSU showing faculty and staff employment and student enrollment percentages.
To serve as a resource bureau of concerned Black people for CSU, the Black community and the general populace of Northeast Ohio
- Provide professional networking and social opportunities.
- Provides a system of mutual support.