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Diversity and Inclusion Vice President Mary Grace A. Almandrez to Host Campuswide Forum Oct. 23
The University community is invited to a forum to learn about Universitywide diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) efforts on Monday, Oct. 23. Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion Mary Grace A. Almandrez will also share updates on the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and hold a discussion with Dawn Singleton on her new role as vice president of student transition, access and inclusion. The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Goldstein Auditorium, Schine Student Center. [Note: The location was updated on Oct. 19, 2023.]
“It is critically important, now more than ever, that we continue to advance diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility at our university,” says Almandrez. “The forum brings transparency and clarity to the work of our office and the broader campus community’s DEIA efforts while providing details on key aspects of our work that many may be unaware of.”
The Student Experience division welcomed Dawn Singleton, Ed.D., as the new vice president of student transition, access and inclusion on July 1. Singleton oversees New Student Programs, the Intercultural Collective—home to the Disability Cultural Center, LGBTQ Resource Center, Multicultural Affairs and Native Student Program, 113 Euclid, 119 Euclid and the Center for International Services as well as provides support for graduate and professional students. In addition, Singleton leads the division’s efforts surrounding diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility, working closely with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
All members of the campus community—students, faculty and staff—are encouraged to attend the forum. Those planning to attend are asked to register for the event. The forum can also be accessed via Zoom.
Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. and the forum will begin at noon. American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation and Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) will be provided.