Dr. Judy "J.J." Jackson
Vice President for
The MLKCC Scholar-in-Residence Program is a new initiative developed by the Office of Institutional Diversity. The goals of this new program are four fold:
- To aid the Director of the center in enhancing the scholarly programming offered by the center.
- To give even greater emphasis to Dr. King’s focus on global social justice.
- To continue the center’s long history of outreach programming into the Lexington community.
- To move the center more closely to the center of academic life at the university involving faculty on a rotating bi-annual basis.
Dr. Arnold Farr, Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy will serve as the program’s first Scholar-in-Residence. In commenting on his residency, Dr. Farr has said, “I am pleased and excited with this opportunity to offer our students, our campus, and our community means by which we can examine Dr. King’s thinking and writings around peace, social justice and racial equity. Our new MLKCC Scholar-in-Residence program provides us with regular opportunities to explore his vital ideas in an in-depth, substantive way”.