The Anti-Racism Initiative

President Pollack’s July 15 message on

Additional Actions to Create a More Just and Equitable Cornell

included several urgent action items for the campus community.  This fall the Faculty Senate will work to produce actionable proposals for

An anti-racisim course requirement  for students.  This will involve working with the colleges and departments, specifically, those who oversee undergraduate degree programs.

A required anti-racism program for faculty.  This will entail working with the Office of Faculty Development and Diversity and other entities that are concerned with professional development. The Faculty Senate Sense of the Senate support for combating racism.

A center for anti-racism.  This will entail working with existing centers and programs whose teaching and research relates  to the matter of anti-racism.

Background from 2017.

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