Over the past week, I have met and talked with many of you about your anxiety and uncertainty regarding what lies ahead for our country, as well for our Harvard College community. Within that context, I’d like to share an update with you about the work that is ongoing by the College, and members of the Office of Student Life (OSL) specifically, to foster understanding, community, and belonging on our campus. Read more about Community update on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Resources
It is with mixed emotions that I announce I’ve accepted a position as Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Dean of the Center for Diversity & Inclusion at Washington University in St. Louis. This new position will allow me to continue the work I’ve loved so much here at Harvard College while expanding my professional experience and level of responsibility. My last day at Harvard College will be Oct. 20. Read more about EDI Office Transition
In a statement regarding the Sexual Assault Prevention Task Force, Dean Khurana asserted that “[t]here are numerous issues we must continue to address, chief among them concerns raised by our BGLTQ+ community and the important work of creating an environment where the dignity, rights, and differences of all of our students is respected.” Read more about Statement on Gender Inclusive Restrooms
The Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion hires peer educators each year to support the work of diversity and inclusion at Harvard College. The main purpose of the Diversity Peer Educator Program is to take a proactive approach in building relationships between and among communities and promote dialogue as an on-going exercise. Diversity Peer Educators address the need for bridging and belonging, sustained dialogue, and training opportunities by employing elements of the Intergroup Dialogue program at Harvard College.
Check back here later for information on how to apply.