Topic: diversity

The DIOB suggested that the University provide greater transparency in its data collection for its diversity and inclusion initiatives and praised Brown for diversifying its graduate student and faculty populations.

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DIOB issues annual memo to aid University diversity, inclusion goals

September 27, 2019 1 comment

The Diversity and Inclusion Oversight Board released its annual memo to the Brown community earlier this month — making public their recommendations to sustain and further the University’s progress on goals detailed in its Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan.

SPEAK, a campus group consisting of students, faculty and organizations, aims to increase the ideological diversity of speakers on campus.

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SPEAK report reveals lack of political diversity in University speakers

April 25, 2019 0 comments

A report published Monday by the University coalition SPEAK found that 94.4 percent of speakers invited to Brown in 2018 who demonstrated an explicit political leaning leaned left.

Letter: University is taking steps to continue to support graduate students of color

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Letter: University is taking steps to continue to support graduate students of color

March 20, 2019 0 comments

To the Editor: Brown’s Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan emphasizes the University’s commitment to strengthening the diversity of our community by recruiting students, faculty and staff from historically underrepresented groups to campus.

Thompson GS, Lomax GS, Ferdinand-King GS: The URC must do more to support graduate students of color

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Thompson GS, Lomax GS, Ferdinand-King GS: The URC must do more to support graduate students of color

March 6, 2019 0 comments

In 2017, the Brown University Graduate School welcomed its “most diverse class to date,” boasting that 12 percent of incoming graduate students identified as members of a historically underrepresented group.

Students line up at Faunce Arch to begin the walkout.

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On 50th anniversary, alums reflect on black student walkout

December 5, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series 1968 Black Student Walkout

Sitting in a quiet meeting room at the Faculty Club, Kenneth McDaniel ’69 reflected on the black student walkout that took place 50 years ago and brought the campus to a standstill.

Letter: Editorial highlights significance of honoring Page, Robinson

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Letter: Editorial highlights significance of honoring Page, Robinson

September 28, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: The Herald’s editorial on the renaming of the J. Walter Wilson building to honor some of the earliest people of color at Brown and Pembroke was very thoughtful, respectful and encouraging.

Nagayoshi: Consider teaching — especially if you’re a student of color

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Nagayoshi: Consider teaching — especially if you’re a student of color

September 11, 2018 1 comment

If you’re a person of color and passionate about social justice, try becoming a teacher.

New Associate Director of Athletics for Diversity and Inclusion Jennifer Hunter aims to connect current student athletes and alums.

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Athletic department works to promote diversity, inclusion

September 5, 2018 0 comments

Jennifer Hunter began her role as the University’s first ever associate director of athletics for diversity and inclusion initiatives Aug. 30.

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Miller’11 MD’18: Don’t create a mold for Brown students

April 12, 2018 2 comments

As a member of the Brown community for the past 11 years, I have come to treasure and expect the diversity of backgrounds and perspectives that we find on our campus.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Clarifying admission policy on criminal history

March 15, 2018 1 comment

To the Editor: I write in response to the “Ban the Box” column of March 7, and to make clear the University’s policies on this important matter.