About Us

BFAPA Mission

To serve as advocates for equitable and accessible opportunities, programs, services, and governance for Black faculty, professionals, and students through connections with administration, internal and external partnerships, social networks, and by leveraging both financial and human capital resources to effect change.

Leadership Team Members

Candice Solomon-Strutz
Alex Harmon-Threatt
Kim Otchere
Joe Blanks

Kamau Grantham
Dementro Powell Jazmyne Kellogg Janis Shearer

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The Black Faculty and Professional Alliance exists to support you in your work here at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign. Your participation and dues make events and other valuable opportunities possible. Every member strengthens the BFAPA voice on campus and in the community.

Dues are collected throughout the year and cover the fall and spring academic terms. Dues for membership and donations are not deductible for income tax purposes.

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