Ball State Provost to speak on “The Path to Peace and Social Justice”
Dr. Susana Rivera-Mills, Ball State’s provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, will speak on October 21st, 2021 to students, faculty, and community members on “The Path to Peace and Social Justice” as it relates to her personal history, philosophy, and professional expertise. The talk will build on the theme of the “2021 Benjamin V. Cohen Peace Conference: Building a Beloved Community”
Dr. Rivera-Mills has held the position of provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Ball State since July 2018. She is a first-generation college student passionate about creating connections between the university and the wider community. Dr. Rivera-Mills has extensive administrative experience, and a background in Spanish, linguistics, and romance languages. You can learn more about the provost here.
The talk will be held in Ball State’s Teachers College, Room 120 at 4:00pm EDT. The presentation also will be accessible on Zoom. Masks are required for attending the in person event; registration is not. For more information, please email email@example.com or visit the Center’s social media @bsu4peace.
The Center for Peace and Conflict Studies has been present on Ball State’s campus since 1988. The Center offers a minor in peace and conflict studies, mediation services and training, meditation services, and conflict resolution training. Events organized by the Center are designed to promote peace and education on peace and nonviolence to Ball State students, faculty, and Muncie community members. The mission of the Center is to pursue diplomacy, implement non-violent strategies, and promote peacebuilding.