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UCS Vice President William Zhou ’20 spoke to the general body during Wednesday’s meeting. At the meeting, he asked  Provost Locke about University support for departments that are moving slower under their DIAPs.

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Provost talks diversity in faculty hiring at UCS meeting

February 14, 2019 0 comments

Provost Richard Locke P’18 spoke to the Undergraduate Council of Students about diversity in faculty hiring at its general body meeting Wednesday evening. Locke discussed the University’s strategic plan, Building on Distinction, and its Pathways to Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan in the context of faculty hiring.

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UCS elects new VP, chair of academic affairs

February 7, 2019 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students elected Co-Chief of Staff William Zhou ’20 as its new vice president and Sofia Jimenez ’21, who served as the Council’s Communications Director, as its new chair of academic affairs in an internal election during its general body meeting Wednesday evening.

UCS discusses updates to bias reporting system

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UCS discusses updates to bias reporting system

January 31, 2019 0 comments

During its first general body meeting of the semester Wednesday evening, The Undergraduate Council of Students heard updates from Vice President for Institutional Equity and Diversity Shontay Delalue about a new bias incident reporting system her office hopes to launch by mid-February. Delalue explained the purpose and goals of the […]

The Undergraduate Council of Students approved amendments to the Campus of Consent Bill and made preparations for the Title IX town hall tonight in its final general body meeting of the semester.

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UCS amends Campus of Consent Bill

December 6, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students held its final general body meeting of the semester Wednesday evening, in which it unanimously amended the Campus of Consent Bill and brainstormed questions for tonight’s Title IX Town Hall.

The newly formed Communications Committee pitched several plans to make UCS more accessible to students, including a new feedback form, office hours with UCS members, town halls and an information campaign.

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UCS committee aims to increase transparency

November 29, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students heard updates from its Communications Committee at its weekly general body meeting Wednesday evening.

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UCS considers peer, administrative mediation initiatives

October 31, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students discussed a social justice mediation and facilitation program and heard from University ombudsperson Ruthy Kohorn Rosenberg at its general body meeting Wednesday night.

UCS calls for ombudsperson for undergrads

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UCS calls for ombudsperson for undergrads

October 24, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students unanimously approved a resolution at its general body meeting Wednesday evening demanding that the University hire an ombudsperson trained in transformative justice and community accountability processes to work with undergraduates.

Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis fielded questions about University Title IX policies Wednesday at a discussion hosted by the Undergraduate Council of Students.

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UCS hosts discussion on U. Title IX practices

October 11, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students held a discussion with Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis at its general body meeting Wednesday night about current Title IX practices and what navigating the Title IX process can look like at the University.

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UCS supports survivors of sexual violence

October 4, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students held a workshop on how to have mindful conversations about sexual violence and support survivors in place of its usual Wednesday evening general body meeting.

UCS President Shanzé Tahir ’19 also announced that a new committee formed to address harm in the community, the Community Accountability Focus Group, will have its first meeting next Wednesday.

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UCS holds elections for internal positions

September 19, 2018 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students filled six of seven open positions through internal elections at its meeting Wednesday night.