April activities to focus on sexual assault awareness, prevention
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), a time to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to end it. The University’s Title IX Office is hosting a number of SAAM events throughout the month.
Rochester Women: Vera Micheles Dean
Rochester Women is a Newscenter series designed to share the stories of women in the University’s history whose contributions deserve wider recognition than they may have historically received. Learn more about Vera Micheles Dean.
President issues report on efforts to strengthen culture of respect
One year after the release of the White report, President Richard Feldman updates the University community on efforts to ensure a campus climate built on respect and inclusion. “To succeed in implementing sustainable change, the University must continue to work to identify and address challenges within the organization related to diversity, equity, and inclusion,” Feldman writes in an executive summary.
Committee Seeks Feedback on Proposed Changes to Policy 106
The Policy 106 Committee requests community feedback on the proposed changes to the policy by January 23, 2019.
Reports on Diversity, Bias, and Sexual Misconduct Available
The University has released its 2018 reports on Diversity and Inclusion, Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response, and College Bias-Related Incidents to provide more transparency about issues of diversity, discrimination, and sexual misconduct.
An academic understanding of hate and intolerance
In this Quadcast interview, three University scholars discuss their reactions to recent incidents of hate, important lessons from history, and the psychology of stereotypes and intolerance.
Author Samina Ali to speak at 2019 Diversity Conference
Samina Ali, an author, activist, and cultural commentator, will be the keynote speaker for the University’s 2019 Diversity Conference on Monday, April 8.
National search underway for University’s first vice president for equity and inclusion
The new vice president will be the University’s chief diversity officer and will establish and lead the new Office of Equity and Inclusion.
President Feldman calls for unity after acts of bigotry and hate
The recent acts of bigotry and violence in Pittsburgh and Louisville, the national threat created by pipe bombs sent in the mail, and many other recent incidents have been deeply disturbing and unsettling.
Colleen Raimond brings passion for LGBTQ issues to the University
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