Diversity Statements

Campus Climate Statement

Over one hundred and fifty students, faculty, administration, and community members participated in meetings, protests, and die-ins aimed at addressing racial prejudices by police and courts. These prejudices are not only taking place in Ferguson and New York City. They have been manifested in many forms on our campus as well, including hate crimes, racial profiling, epithets yelled from vehicles, taunts in local bars, and numerous other everyday racially-focused aggressions. Read more

Forum: Mental Health Issues in Diverse Populations 

In response to concerns about disparities in mental health support for students in diverse and underserved populations (e.g., ethnic minorities, LGBT students, international students, students with disabilities, returning veterans, and low-income students), the CLA Diversity Action Committee hosted a town hall discussion on November 12, which included a panel of speakers discussing campus resources, challenges for students in diverse populations, and student perspectives on navigating campus support systems. Read More

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