Latest episode of EMU Today TV features Doris Fields (new Interim Chief Diversity Officer), plus update on this year's Alumni Awards

Mark S. Lee interviews Doris Fields virtually on EMU Today TV

YPSILANTI --  The latest episode of EMU Today TV introduces viewers to the University's new Interim Chief Diversity Officer, Doris Fields. In the interview, Dr. Fields describes her ascent to the position as well as her goals and plans. The segment also features an inside look at EMU's annual recognition of alumni who are making a positive impact in our communities. Viewers will learn more about the Eastern Michigan University Alumni Awards -- what it takes to be a nominee as well as learn about some of the alumni who have won awards in past years.

Now in its fifth season, EMU Today TV, produced by the University’s Division of Communications, highlights positive programs, events and initiatives at Eastern.

Mark S. Lee, host of CBS Radio’s Small Talk with Mark S. Lee, is the host of EMU Today TV. Lee is an Eastern Michigan University alumnus, and part-time lecturer of Marketing at Eastern. He is an entrepreneur, Crain's Detroit blogger and frequent contributor to various Detroit-area media outlets on business topics.

In addition to viewing on the University's YouTube channel, the program airs on the following days/times through the month on Xfinity On Demand:

  • Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
  • Fridays at 11 a.m.
  • Saturdays at 11 a.m.
  • Sundays at 8 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Xfinity customers can access the program by the following: Using their remote press Xfinity>On Demand>XFINITY Services>Get Local. 

About Eastern Michigan University

Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest public university in Michigan. It currently serves more than 16,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Human Services; and, its graduate school. EMU is regularly recognized by national publications for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University's website.

March 14, 2022

Written by:
Walter Kraft

Melissa Thrasher