Corral, a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and Wayne State University, is the second resident in the Association of College and Research Libraries’ Diversity Alliance for Academic Librarianship residency program at Virginia Tech.
As the new director of the Black Cultural Center, Tyler Brentley will support the university's diversity and inclusion efforts by developing programs, events, and services that facilitate the personal, social, academic, and cultural well-being of Black and African American students.
Held on Jan. 17, the event drew members of the Virginia Tech community to discuss strategic diversity goals and share best practices. Abigail Stewart, chair of Gender and Feminist Psychology and the Sandra Schwartz Tangri Distinguished University Professor of Psychology and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan, delivered keynote remarks.
The summit has grown to include most of the university’s colleges and several university-level research institutes, as well as interdisciplinary graduate education programs. The Graduate School Office of Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion organized and coordinated the event.