I believe our collective commitment to an inclusive campus has never been stronger. At the same time, I am keenly aware that instances of anti-Jewish, anti-Black and anti-LGBTQ+ hate continue to be present across the country and even on our own campus.
President Pines announced a university-wide TerrapinSTRONG onboarding program on his first day as president to affirm our mission, culture, and values as a diverse, united, proud, respectful, inclusive, accountable and empowered community.
In November, President Pines announced a partnership with student leaders of many Black student organizations that builds on the work we started together last spring.
Since the beginning of the pandemic there has been a surge in anti-Asian sentiment, spurred in part by racists intent on creating a human enemy rather than confronting the virus.
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is hiring a new director for our Bias Incident Support Services (BISS) unit and would like to invite you to meet the four finalists for the position.