Professor Simone Chess honored with Champions of Diversity and Inclusion Award
"We have work to do in making our campus safe and welcoming for queer, gender nonbinary, and trans students, and efforts like Pride and Rainbow Grad help shift our campus culture toward those goals." -Professor Chess, pictured here (center) at Rainbow Grad
The English Department's own Professor Simone Chess has been honored with one of this year's Champions of Diversity and Inclusion Awards. Her efforts towards establishing an environment of inclusivity at Wayne State have distinguished her as a "Champion of Queer Rights" in the latest Faculty Impact newsletter.