Purdue University Honors College dean Rhonda Phillips has been appointed as a Core International Faculty Member by UNESCO Chair in Community, Leadership and Youth Development. Phillips will join other faculty members who serve as scholars, experts and policy specialists to advance the work of peace and universal respect.
“It is essential that youth are included in community development at the local, regional and global levels – this is our future,” Phillips said. “I am honored to be a member of this team performing essential work, especially during this unprecedented time of pandemic and movement to address social and racial injustices.”
She holds several degrees from The University of Southern Mississippi and Georgia Tech.