Black Faculty and Staff Association

Welcome to the Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA) website! Our goal is to build community and highlight resources that enhance the personal and professional development of Black faculty and staff. We encourage your participation and support throughout the academic year.

BFSA membership is open to all faculty and staff at Iowa State University, regardless of race, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation.

Upcoming BFSA Meetings

Please mark your calendar for upcoming BFSA meetings that begin at 12:00 pm. We would love to have you join the conversation.

  • September 7 from 12-1 pm Room 3512, Memorial Union
  • September 13 from 4-6 pm Multicultural Center, Memorial Union
  • October 11 from 12-1 pm Room 3512, Memorial Union
  • November 8 from 12-1 pm Cardinal Room, Memorial Union
  • February 14 from 12-1 pm Cardinal Room, Memorial Union
  • March 14 from 12-1 pm Cardinal Room, Memorial Union
  • April 11 from 12-1 pm Location TBD

Leadership team


Contact Information

Contact Angela Shaw or Corey Williamson for more information about our organization and/or to join our listserv.

Be sure to check us out on Facebook!

Resources for Faculty and Staff Candidates and New Hires


Angela Shaw, Associate Professor, Food Science and Human Nutrition

Corey Williamson, Interim Director, Memorial Union

BFSA Flyer

Upcoming events

  • Distributing School Supplies at Boys and Girls Club of Story County - Saturday, August 12, 2017  12:30-5:00 pm
  • Welcome Back - Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 4:00-6:00 pm, Multicultural Center, Memorial Union
  • Winter Celebration - Saturday, December 2, 2017
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - January 15, 2018
  • Black History Family Bowling - February (Date TBD)
  • Juneteenth Celebration - Saturday, June 16, 2018