After four faculty members were recruited or promoted in the first round of Washington University’s race and ethnicity cluster hire initiative, the second round is well under way as the University continues pushing toward its goal to build a world class research program on race.
Washington University’s Race/Identity/Social Justice Institute Task Force is set to recommend the creation of an institute for race and ethnicity in a report to Chancellor Mark Wrighton and Provost Holden Thorp in June.
Students and faculty gathered to discuss how women in the workforce are often treated with less respect and given lower expectations than their males counterparts, as well as how the future generation can help solve the issue.
Microaggression, rape culture and difficult reporting processes were just three of the Danforth Campus’ many diversity-related struggles discussed at the Diversity Affairs Council’s first town hall meeting.
In his final year of high school four years ago, senior Andreas Mitchell attended his first Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration alongside his father, who grew up in segregated West Virginia.
Stay up to date with everything happening as Washington University returns to campus.Subscribe