“We want our students to have a piece of the Neal-Marshall with them,”
The Political and Civic Engagement (PACE) program is an interdisciplinary certificate program at Indiana University Bloomington, which provides students a unique opportunity during their college experience.
The FASE Mentoring Program—a program under the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs—is an academic and social support system that provides peer-to-peer mentoring for IU freshman, transfer students, and students on academic probation.
Johnson hopes that diversity education will “promote and produce diversity education workshops, cross-cultural dialogue, and vital resources for diversity work throughout the university.”
Seventeen IU students recently received the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship. Ten of these students are participants in the Groups Scholars Program, the Hudson & Holland Scholars Program, or the 21st Century Scholars Program, all administered by the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs (OVPDEMA).
At IU, National Latinx Heritage Month continues despite many students and faculty working virtually.
Over four months ago, President McRobbie spoke to the Board of Trustees and outlined five diversity initiatives IU would implement. They include the Pandemic Health Disparities Fund, the IU Medical Grant, the Racial Justice Research Fund, the systematic review of named buildings and structures across all IU campuses, and IU’s antiracist agenda.
Over the weekend, the Indiana Daily Student (IDS) published an online article claiming a 25% budget cut for the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs (OVPDEMA).
Monica Johnson appointed to the new position of assistant vice president for diversity education and cross-cultural engagement effective September 1, 2020.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor Amrita Myers and the Department of History’s Diversity Committee had plans to host the Social Justice in America Series (SJAS) in collaboration with the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs during the spring semester.
Indiana University Northwest (IUN) recently received designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). This federal designation is awarded to institutions with an undergraduate full-time Hispanic student population of at least 25% and allows IUN access to new grant opportunities to improve the lives of its students better.
Indiana University’s 21st Century Scholars and Community and School Partnerships programs launched a new initiative called The Summer Learning Institute in July.