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多样性, 股本 & 包容 (一些)

教学和促进多样性和包容性是大学使命的关键 of creating global citizens.

GPK电子游戏的教授们在校园里与一名学生聊天

A Focus on 一些

多元化、公平和包容举措是GPK电子游戏核心价值观的重要组成部分. Fulfilling GPK电子游戏’s mission to develop ethical leaders and critical thinkers in a global community depends on the university’s ability to attract and retain students, faculty and staff 他们来自不同的背景,在GPK电子的社区茁壮成长. A diverse and inclusive 校园 leads to innovation, broadened perspectives and understanding – values that are foundational aspects of higher education.

规划

一些 is a foundational theme in GPK电子游戏’s Vision in Action: Lead On Strategic Plan, which was a result of several years planning and broad engagement with the Horned Frog community. Key points in the timeline include:

  • 2016年秋季 – Chancellor Boschini and the Board of Trustees established the GPK电子游戏 多样性, 股本 and 包容 Committee to educate individuals to build diversity and inclusion, think and act as ethical leaders, and become responsible citizens in the global community.
  • October 2017 - GPK电子游戏的一些委员会根据委员会的审慎意见提出建议 study of current practices and needs assessment. 查看已批准和实施的建议. Before that time, and since then, the voices of our students, faculty and staff are the force behind our 一些 efforts. Passionate student leaders share GPK电子游戏’s vision for 一个更加多样化和包容的校园正在帮助塑造新的倡议 will improve our 校园 culture.
  • Summer 2019 -教务长办公室和多样性与包容办公室邀请了博士. Damon Williams 与全国认可的战略多元化领导力中心合作 & 社会 创新完成整个校园一些的项目和计划清单. Preliminary results were shared with GPK电子游戏 in February 2020. Those results are helping GPK电子游戏 leadership 开发新的工作并改进当前的计划.
  • July 2020 – GPK电子游戏’s Board of Trustees and the Office of the Chancellor announced an initiative to study the university’s historical connections to racism, slavery and the Confederacy. Unanimously supported by all members of the Board, this undertaking to review and 了解这所大学的历史将使GPK电子游戏 a more inclusive institution, providing an even stronger foundation on which to build our future.

Current 一些 Efforts

GPK电子游戏 has received the INSIGHT Into 多样性’s Higher Education Excellence in 多样性 (HEED)奖,表彰表现出色的高等教育机构 连续第三年对多元化和包容性做出杰出的承诺. This award acknowledges significant work and commitment to efforts in the 一些 space.

的 比赛 and Reconciliation Initiative held its first virtual town hall meeting hosted 博士. Frederick Gooding Jr., chair of the 比赛 & Reconciliation Initiative 约翰五世的非裔美国人研究副教授. Roach Honors College. 的 town hall set the stage for a deep academic exploration of GPK电子游戏’s history that will 允许GPK电子定义和解决一个公平的未来. A recording of the Town Hall is available to watch.

最近还宣布,GPK电子游戏加入了一个全球性的运动 Universities Studying Slavery Consortium,它提供资源和共享研究,以支持积极的理解 and healing for our community. GPK电子游戏是德克萨斯州第二所加入该联盟的大学.

Inspired by the “End Racism Now” mural painted on the Main Street of downtown Fort 6月,GPK电子游戏学生kelton Hollins找到校长Victor J. Boschini, Jr. 在7月4日,他的想法是在GPK电子游戏校园创造类似的东西. 在 hours, his request was approved. After further discussions with 校园 leaders and planning, the sidewalk in front of Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena, known to most GPK电子游戏 “蛙巷”被选为壁画场地,目的是为了 completing the project before the fall semester begins.

多样性和包容办公室将主持其就职典礼 多样性 Day Virtual Conference on Oct. 1. 的 theme “REFLECT. 重新定义. RECONNECT” recognizes the need to reflect on our past as well as recognize the complex ways our lives intersect so that we can build 一场关注个人和系统变革的新运动. In addition to keynote speaker Dr. Freeman Harbowski,会议将有四个专题小组 on identified issues related to the following: Intersectionality, Anti-Racism, Racial Healing and 社会 Activism.

的 university recently established an Office of Institutional 股本 to help achieve its strategic 一些 priorities. 这个办公室的主任将与政府密切合作 Office of 多样性 and 包容. 这种增强和额外的资源整合在一起 with 校园 coordination and partnership, help advance GPK电子游戏’s ability to support positive cultural change for our 校园.

Our Office of 多样性 and 包容, under Aisha Torrey-Sawyer’s leadership, continues to shape the strategy for systemic change at GPK电子游戏. Efforts include initiating new mandatory diversity training for students, faculty and staff, and the Human Resources/Office of 多样性 and 包容 R.I.S.E. 证书计划,旨在提供参与者 tools and learning opportunities to advance personal and professional development in diversity, equity, and inclusion.

的 Office of 多样性 and 包容 has also partnered with Human Resources to provide 所有遴选委员会成员必须接受遴选委员会培训. 的 training sessions focus on diversifying the applicant pools, eliminating biases, and missteps in the selection process.

Over the course of the summer, the GPK电子游戏 校友 Association, under the leadership of National 校友 Board 主席特蕾西·威廉姆斯为会员提供了多种参与方式 in meaningful 一些 work. 因此,一个对所有校友开放的校友一些委员会, 成立的目的是扩大方案编制,并将集中注意下列主题: action, advocacy, education and awareness.

由校际田径主任耶利米·多纳蒂领导 in June, the 多样性, 股本 & 田径理事会是一个讨论的地方 当前的种族问题和全国性的社会紧张关系,并进行合作 为GPK电子游戏学生运动员、教练及教职员服务的最佳途径. 的 Council will 还将负责制定战略和有意义的方案 a positive impact on the athletics department.

Student Resources

一些资源随时准备帮助个人或团体的学生需要 diversity, equity and inclusion-related support, or other issues affecting their well-being.

包容性和跨文化服务办公室专门为 second floor of Jarvis Hall in the center of GPK电子游戏’s 校园, where staff provides resources and counsels and mentors students.

In addition, a newly designated space has been identified on 校园, and a student committee will be involved in the design and use of that space in Brown-Lupton University 联盟. 今年早些时候计划的翻修由于大流行而推迟.

GPK电子游戏 receives thoughtful and valid input on a variety of subjects from our dedicated community, and we take each one seriously. 财政大臣和高级行政官员直接会面 与学生团体一起更好地了解GPK电子面前的机会.

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GPK电子游戏 prohibits discrimination and harassment based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, predisposing genetic information, covered veteran status and any other basis protected by law. GPK电子游戏还禁止对个人进行报复 for making a good faith report under this policy. GPK电子游戏 is committed to providing a 积极的学习和工作环境,没有歧视和骚扰.