Alexandra Burrel started recently as assistant director for the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
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In conjunction with a series of workshops to facilitate dialogue about diversity and inclusion, Karlita Warren, co-chair of the Faculty Diversity Committee, led a workshop titled “Handling Difficult Conversations in the Classroom” Wednesday in the Howell Board Room.
For one week in September, where all the designers, seamstresses, makeup artists and models gather together to showcase their hard work, New York calls this fashion week.
The University’s new mandatory diversity and cultural competence training for all full time faculty took effect this summer, with a completion deadline of Oct. 1.
Hate crimes, fear, anger and uncertainty last spring, sparked the discussion of where we are as a University in regards to diversity – and where we should aim to be.
In attempts to help professors address the current campus climate, the Faculty Diversity Committee, in collaboration with the Faculty Diversity Fellows of the Office of Diversity, have planned five workshops spanning from March 26 to May 1 to help faculty members address diversity while in the classroom.
Student leaders who helped open Thursday’s “Continuing the Campus Climate Conversation” event said the University is stuck in the century it was founded, that students should not be responsible for fixing the University’s diversity problems, and that we as a community must do better.
The La Verne Police Department and the FBI are continuing to investigate an apparent hate crime involving an online threat and arson that occurred on campus last Thursday and Friday, prompting the cancellation of classes.
In response to last week’s apparent hate crimes – a racist threat on social media directed at a specific group of students, followed by apparent arson in a student’s car – the University took actions this week by holding a ‘We Are One Vigil,’ and also canceling classes Thursday afternoon for a time of reflection, […]
Decolonize ULV, a student group rallying to give a voice to students with diversity and inclusivity concerns, called for University administrators to commit to mandatory diversity training, a full audit of general education curriculum and the maintenance and expansion of cultural affinity alumni networks Wednesday in Sneaky Park.