About Events On-Air with Dean Solomon: "Leadership of Diverse and Divided Communities" On-Air with Dean Solomon: "Leadership of Diverse and Divided Communities" June 18, 2020 12:00 PM Listen Here Listen The UVA Clubs program and the Batten School invite you to join Dean Solomon for a private conference call to discuss "Leadership of Diverse and Divided Communities." Dean Solomon will talk about leadership and the types of skills required to lead diverse and divided communities at a time of political polarization. Dean Solomon will share his thoughts and will then answer live questions from the audience. Read a recent commentary by Dean Solomon, "Today, again, I am overwhelmed with grief and rage…" written for Medium, found in UVA Today. Important Note: Call-in number and passcode will be emailed to registered participants upon registration. You must have these details to access this private call. Ian H. Solomon Ian H. Solomon has been dean of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy since September 2019. He comes to Batten with more than 20 years of experience as an educator, policymaker, diplomat and businessman in more than 40 countries. The Batten School has the distinction of being the only school of public policy administration in the U.S. that is explicitly committed to teaching leadership. The School’s programs inspire students to act vigorously, effectively and ethically on behalf of the common good. Read full bio Related Content Ian H. Solomon The Batten School Announces 2020-21 Recipients of the Bocock and Hitz Public Service Fellowship News Today, the Batten School announced the nine student recipients of the Bocock and Hitz Public Service Fellowship for 2020-21. Through the generosity of Mary Buford and Fred Hitz, the fellowship was established in 2012 to support exceptional students in MPP program who are dedicated to creating positive change in their public service careers. Racial Equity Task Force Discusses Steps Forward, Learning From Past Recommendations News The public session of the University’s Racial Equity Task Force featuring Dean Solomon occurred virtually Friday, over one month after a group of Black student activists and the Black Student Alliance sent separate list of demands to the task force.