BLACK LEADERSHIP IN HIGHER EDUCATION: A CALL TO ACTION AND EQUITY
Faheem is a tenured faculty member in Sinclair Community College’s history and AFS programs. Receiving the distinction of being the youngest male to be awarded tenure in liberal arts Discipline at a 2- or 4-year institution, Faheem has excelled professionally. Faheem’s local research project covering West Dayton’s now defunct Hog Bottom neighborhood has been recognized and showcased at the REACH Conference, National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center, by the Association for The Study of African American Life and History. Faheem is co-lead of the Ubuntu Study abroad program with Furaha Henry-Jones. The Ubuntu program has been recognized nationally at prestigious conferences such as The League of Innovation among others of distinction. The Ubuntu program is the only study abroad program nationally at the community college level with an acute academic focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. Black thought, black academia, and black excellence is very much at the forefront of Faheem’s socio-academic nexus.