Edna B. Chun

Edna B. Chun is an educational leader and award-winning author with two decades of strategic human resource and diversity leadership experience in public higher education. She currently serves as Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she oversees professional development, diversity, affirmative action, talent management and acquisition, employee relations, benefits, compensation, records management, and HRIS. Dr. Chun was recently awarded the 2010 Excellence in Human Resources Award by the South Florida Business Journal for her accomplishments in recruitment, retention, and teambuilding. She was also the recipient of the 2010 Multi-cultural Achievers Award by InFOCUS Magazine. Dr. Chun is a member of a number of influential national and local boards including the Editorial Board of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), and the Editorial Board of INSIGHT into Diversity Magazine. Dr. Chun holds the Doctor of Music and Master of Music degrees with High Distinction from the Indiana University School of Music, the Master of Arts degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude from Oberlin College.

There are 5 included publications by Edna B. Chun :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Building and Sustaining an Institution-Wide Diversity Strategy 2007 793 How can educational leaders, human resource professionals and diversity practitioners create the dynamic strategies, structures and policies that will promote the inclusion of diverse and talented faculty and staff? What is the role of the human reso...
Coping With Behavioral and Organizational Barriers to Diversity in the Workplace 2007 1295 Research in social psychology reveals that discrimination as a stressor is linked to adverse physical and psychological effects on those targeted, through the effects of cumulative, recurring and often ambiguous incidents. Stress that results from th...
Creating an Inclusive Leadership Environment in Higher Education 2011 543 Our qualitative research study explored four primary questions: 1) whether and how diverse administrators experience subtle, covert and/or overt discrimination in their work environments; 2) what organizational barriers they may have encountered in f...
Integrating HR and Diversity Strategy: A Case Study 2013 515 In today's rapidly changing global environment, colleges and universities need to expand their diversity capability through a strategic framework that aligns HR and diversity programs. To realize the full benefit of their talent potential, campuses m...
Outsiders in Nursing Education: Cultural Sensitivity in Clinical Education 2014 1945 Cultural competence is a stated value of nursing and nursing education. However, some institutional and traditional practices in nursing education can unintentionally impede nurses from achieving cultural competence. Both the literature and interview...