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Tag: Diversity Initiative

Citizenship@Mizzou receives mixed reviews on new two part program aimed at introducing freshmen to MU’s values

Responses to the program have varied, but numbers show that attitudes on campus are changing for the better.

New reporting structure seeks to connect social justice centers

Kevin McDonald, interim vice chancellor for inclusion, diversity and equity: “This is bringing the centers under one umbrella … My hope is that this will more systematically create a stronger connection with how social justice centers impact the students

MU holds first set of mandatory ‘citizenship’ trainings for new students

The Citizenship@Mizzou training, about making the university a more inclusive community, was initiated following racial tensions on campus last fall.

Biggest steps forward: diversity initiatives

After making national news for campus protests and resignations, the university took significant steps to improve campus diversity.

College of Arts and Science approves diversity requirement

The vote for a diversity course requirement passed with 75 percent of support from faculty who voted.

UM System announces first-ever chief diversity officer

Dr. Kevin McDonald previously served as vice president and associate provost for diversity and inclusion at Rochester Institute of Technology.

Concerned Student 1950 reissues list of six remaining demands to be met

Their first two demands were left off the presentation.

MU’s proposed required diversity course pilot is a promising development

Students have wanted this requirement as a means of promoting a campus-wide conversation on inclusivity for decades.

Witnessing separation in Columbia, Missouri

It’s wrong to think that MU has no room for growth toward improving integration and inclusiveness.

Our Responsibility

Dr. Stephanie Shonekan, Chair of the Department of Black Studies, commends the social justice work of MU students.

Is your definition of diversity even feasible?

Being diverse is all based on perception

Conversations on diversity

How are incoming freshmen thinking about diversity?

MU scrutinizes campus diversity and minority-student retention

Seventy percent of all students at MU in fall 2014 were white.

New MLK Memorial replica finds a home in Ellis Library

The statue was a gift from MU alumnus Ty Christian.

MU holds first Diversity in Action seminar of the semester

The seminar began in 2006 as part of the Chancellor’s Diversity Initiative.