Syracuse University has a long tradition of creating, promoting and enhancing a diverse and inclusive campus community. Browse the timeline below to learn more about the University’s legacy of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebrated on Campus and in Community (Video)
Syracuse University celebrates its first Indigenous Peoples' Day to recognize and honor the history, cultures and contributions of indigenous peoples and to raise awareness and generate dialogue across the campus community. (more…)
WellsLink Program Receives National Recognition for Retention Efforts
Chancellor Syverud Provides Updates to Campus Community on Free Speech, Diversity Reports
Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud updated the University Senate on feedback regarding the free speech report and the diversity and inclusion report on Wednesday, April 13, in Maxwell Auditorium. Chancellor Syverud also spoke about the status of several executive leadership searches during his address at the monthly Senate meeting. Read the original story at SU News.
Chancellor’s Workgroup on Diversity and Inclusion Report Shared with the University Community
Chancellor’s Workgroup on Diversity and Inclusion Finalizes Report on Creating More Inclusive Campus
The Chancellor’s Workgroup on Diversity and Inclusion has submitted its final report to Chancellor Kent Syverud with its recommendations on how to further create a more diverse and inclusive campus climate. Read more at SU News.
Jazz Icon Randy Weston Headlines Inaugural John L. Johnson Lecture Series
Legendary jazz pianist Randy Weston headlines the inaugural John L. Johnson Lecture in the College of Arts and Sciences. Titled “African Rhythms,” the daylong program will takes place on Thursday, April 16. Events and activities will be presented by the Department of African American Studies (AAS) and will include the following... Read more at SU News.
University Signs on to ‘Justice and Dignity’ Resolution
Syracuse University is a signatory of, and participant in, a resolution supporting social justice and human dignity authored by the National Association of Schools and Colleges of the United Methodist Church (NASCUMC). Read more at SU News.