On Nov. 16 and 17, UF will host ribbon-cutting ceremonies for both the Institute for Black Culture and the Institute of Hispanic-Latino Culture — better known as the IBC and La Casita.
More than 70 people attended a recent town hall organized to give students an opportunity to share their concerns and solutions to improve the campus climate with President Kent Fuchs and other administrators, including Vice President for Human Resources Jodi Gentry.
The Diversity Project will explore issues of diversity with a focus on race and class through storytelling and theater. The event will provide a safe environment in which participants can share their experiences at UF.
On Friday, Feb. 3, Rumay Alexander, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s interim chief diversity officer, will share her insights on leadership and advocacy for diversity and inclusive excellence in academia in a talk entitled “Inclusion, Legitimacy, Equity…They All Matter!”
The 11th annual Equity & Diversity Conference will begin addressing some relevant issues identified in the recent Campus Climate Survey including: intimidation and bullying, recognizing unconscious biases, and how to have open discussions about differences.