Former UK Associate Dean for D/I and Associate Professor of FCM
University of Kentucky
Dr. Renay Scales has served on presidential and senior administrative teams and as faculty for many years with several universities. She has had responsibility for faculty development/faculty affairs including universities with unionized faculty; as Division or Chief Human Resources and Diversity Officer; and as a faculty member in organizational behavior courses, teaching medical, undergrad, or graduate students and training residents. Dr. Scales has also had a brief stint as an advancement officer and strategic planning coordinator for one institution. She was named as a national faculty member in family medicine with NBOME where she writes and reviews board exam questions for Levels 1, 2 and 3; and works with international partners to train and support higher education leaders at all levels. Her work has been acknowledged through a best practice award by OCR, a MLK Civil Leadership Award, a Barrier Break Award, and others, She is a former member of the National Advisory Council for the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) and for the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI). She has worked with over 60 colleges and universities as an invited consultant.