In 2019, still so many firsts!

Prof. Kimberly Mutcherson understands the importance of representation. She understands that “[i]t’s really critical to have folks in front of the classrooms that reflect the students who are sitting in front of them.”

For many students, Prof. Mutcherson is the embodiment of what is possible. She is a woman. She is Black. She is the L in LGBTQ++. And now, she is co-dean of the Rutgers Law School. What makes her appointment all the more important is that she is the first woman, the first African-American, and the first member of the LGBTQ++ community ever to hold this position.

In 2019, let us focus on what we can do instead of what we can’t. Prof. Kimberly Mutcherson is living proof that, even in these difficult times, there is reason to hope.

Read more about this extraordinary person here.

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