Practically speaking, federal guidance on campus sexual-assault policy has returned to the pre-2011 era. But colleges’ policies won’t. At least not right away. Campus Title IX officers told The Chronicle on Friday that their colleges would remain committed to sexual-assault prevention and response, despite the federal government’s announcement that the approach to the gender-equity law that the Obama administration had championed was effectively over. Please click here for full article.
Stories about emerging from hiding and how it feels to uncover a repressed cultural identity, come out as an American without documents, and emerge from adult diapers in a very public way. Along the way
Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer Mary Wardell was named one of SF Business Times 2017 Most Influential Women in Business. This annual recognition of the region’s most accomplished women
Talkin’ bout my generation: what it means to be part of it, raising it, and defining it. Stories about the next generation and all the expectations, guilt, sacrifice, love, disappointment, and skydiving
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“I Have a Dream” speechwriter looks back on the first MLK Day
BY ED CARPENTER, USF NEWS, POSTED FRI, 01/13/2017 - 11:23
Nearly 35 years after Martin
This six-week dialogue series focuses on diversity and inclusion and what these mean in the context of Catholic higher education. Using readings and activities that allow participants to explore the Catholic Church’s institutional response to racial injustice and identify how systemic racism also affects campus climate at the institutional level, these dialogues will allow faculty and staff participants to make connections to their own practice and context. The series is based on the book Racial Justice and the Catholic Church (Orbis, 2010) by Bryan Massingale. The series is co-facilitated by Dr. Ursula Aldana and Dr. Jane Bleasdale, Assistant Professors in the Catholic Education Leadership Program in the USF Department of Leadership Studies. Co-sponsored by Diversity Engagement and Community Outreach, Gleeson Library | Geschke Center, Human Resources, and University Ministry with funding provided by the USF Jesuit Foundation.
The University of San Francisco Office of Diversity Engagement & Community Outreach hosted the Latinas in Leadership Forum on Jan. 27, 2017.
Forum attendees explored the multifaceted ways in which
In late February, Vice Provost Mary Wardell, DECO Program Manager Ria DasGupta, and ASUSF President Shaya Kara were invited by Georgetown University’s Center for Social Justice to lead a workshop for students, staff, and faculty on the topic of Transformative Allyship. A concept rooted in Jesuit values, transformative allyship aims to work past fear to discuss the unique roadblocks and challenges to create a campus climate that is cognizant of history, positionality, and social identity so that we may offer new possibilities for disrupting entrenched systems of power.