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Professional Development
Resources for Teaching
Employee Groups and Organizations
  • Employee Advisory Committee: Fosters open, honest and productive communication between employees and the niversity administration with an emphasis on matters of concern to all employees.

  • Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Caucus: An organization that supports and advocates for the well-being of diverse APIDA communities at JMU and its surrounding communities.  

  • LGBT Employee Group: Employees who are members or allies of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ) community are welcome to join the LGBTQ Employee group. 

  • Madison Caucus on Gender Equality: The caucus reaches out to all professional women and men on campus, understanding that gender based workplace bias affects not only women but men and families as well.

  • Madison Hispanic CaucusThe Madison Hispanic Faculty Caucus is an organization whose purpose is to be an advocate for Latino issues in higher education, including the educational welfare and advancement of Latinos/as at JMU. 

  • Sisters in SessionThe Sisters in Session Caucus (SIS) seeks to represent the interest and wellbeing of African, Black, and African American women who occupy various roles or positions across on the JMU campus. SIS provides support, professional development, and peer mentorship through initiatives and gatherings.

  • ALANA: The ALANA Network draws its name from African, Latino, Asian and Native American and serves as a network offering professional support and fosters a sense of community among multicultural faculty and staff. 

  • International Faculty and Staff Listserv and Group: The Center for Global Engagement helps organize regular happy hour and dinner potluck events for international faculty, staff, and researchers to which all members of the JMU community are welcome.

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