Dear Faculty and Staff: The resurgence of the COVID-19 virus around our country is intensifying on the heels of holiday travel and gatherings. Here in Onondaga County, we are experiencing rising infection rates and an uptick in hospitalizations. In response,…
Advancing Diversity and Inclusion at Syracuse University: A Status Report on the Short Term Recommendations
In the fall of 2015, Chancellor Kent Syverud announced the creation of a new University-wide Chancellor’s Workgroup on Diversity and Inclusion.
The Chancellor’s Workgroup, co-chaired by Francine D’Amico, associate professor in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, and Barry L. Wells, special assistant to the Chancellor, was tasked with developing solutions on how to further create a more diverse and inclusive climate at the University.
Last spring the Chancellor’s Workgroup provided recommendations directly to Chancellor Syverud, who shared them with the campus community. Implementation of those recommendations by University leadership is already underway.
The status of each of these recommendations can be read at the following link: Diversity-and-Inclusion-Short-Term-Recommendations