Dear Students, Families, Faculty and Staff: Recently the Onondaga County Health Department has reported a notable decline in new COVID infections and hospitalizations across the Central New York region. This positive trend, combined with significantly reduced population density on our…
Chancellor’s Workgroup on Diversity & 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.
The report contains 33 short- and long-term recommendations. It will be shared with the University community on Monday, March 21, the day classes resume following spring break.
The members of the Chancellor’s Workgroup on Diversity and Inclusion, which includes students, faculty, staff and University leadership, have been meeting since October 2015 to develop a strategic vision on how to create a more welcoming campus climate.
Workgroup members were tasked by Chancellor Syverud to create an institutional diversity strategy aligned with the vision and mission contained in the Academic Strategic Plan, building on work previously done by relevant campus committees, task forces, workgroups, student organizations and other collectives. The workgroup members reviewed multiple formal reports, consulted with stakeholders and received recommendations from across the Syracuse University community.