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Diversity Statement

Diversity Statement

March 18, 2014: Resolution passed in the University Senate.

A Campus Compact/Student Government Association/Senate Diversity Committee Collaboration.

Diversity Statement for Classes at Emory University:

Emory University’s non-discrimination policy states, “Pursuant to the University’s commitment to a fair and open campus environment and in accordance with federal law, Emory cannot and will not tolerate discrimination against or harassment of any individual or group based upon race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran’s status, or any factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law.”

Emory’s honor code policies confer on every individual who is a part of Emory University the responsibility for maintaining in the life of Emory a standard of unimpeachable honor in all academic work.

Thus, faculty are expected to treat all students with respect, according to Emory’s non-discrimination policy, and students are expected to follow the principles outlined in student honor and conduct codes with regard to the treatment of fellow students and faculty. Students and faculty are expected during classroom interactions and discussions to exhibit a cooperative respect for diverse viewpoints.

If students or faculty need resources, information, counsel, or mediation around the topic of discrimination, or if they would like to learn more about compliance training, they should contact the Office of Institutional Equity and Inclusion Director, Carol Flowers: caflowe@emory.edu; tel: 404-727-9867. To report concerns around the topic of diversity and bias, students should visit the following website: http://www.emory.edu/CAMPUS_LIFE/sis/bias_incident_protocol/form.html

 

Rachel Nelms

Stacey D. Derico

Senate Diversity Committee Co-chairs

 

Kathryn M. Yount

University Senate President (ex officio)

Emory University Nominated for an AASHE Campus Sustainability Award for Diversity.Emory.edu

We are proud to announce that Emory University has been nominated for an Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)Award  for the development of Diversity.Emory.edu.

 

Submissions are judged on the following criteria:

  • Overall impact of the project
  • How innovative the project is
  • Extent to which the case study serves as a model for others
  • Clarity and coherence of the writing

Award Benefits:

 

 

April 16th, 2012 : Final PCORE Meeting

Emory’s Diversity Website featured in Emory Wheel

In an effort to unify online announcements, news and events related to campus diversity, Emory’s Senate Diversity Committee has launched a new website in collaboration with the Office of Community and Diversity.

The site went online during the summer but will be officially and formally unveiled at a reception later this month, according to Heather Dash, communications coordinator for campus life technology and communications co-chair of the Senate Diversity Committee. The website is located at www.diversity.emory.edu. Click here to read the full article.

April 24th, 2012: Living Diversity Reception


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Essay Contest: Should Emory Have a Slave Memorial? Deadline April 16th

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April 16th, 2012- Open Forum: Come share your thoughts about the state of race on Emory’s Campus

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  • Gone Digital: 100+ Years of Emory Yearbooks Now Online
    Woodruff Library, Level 2 Ongoing through Sunday, March 8, 2015 This exhibit highlights the digitization of Emory University yearbooks from 1893 to 1999 in the university archives, which are now online, with more recent years to be added soon to the archive. The exhibit features a kiosk to provide access to the yearbooks, a narrative on how the annuals demon […]
  • Noche de Gala
    Cox Hall Ballroom Saturday, October 18, 8:30 p.m. – Sunday, October 19, 2014, 1:30 a.m. EDT Celebrate the end of Hispanic Heritage Month by dancing the night away to merengue, bachata, tribal, salsa, reggaeton, hip hop, cumbia, and much more! Dress code: Semi-formal with black and white colors encouraged All donations for this event go to Education Against P […]
  • Neurothics Book Club
    Center for Ethics Commons 102 Monday, October 20, 2014, 11:30 a.m. EDT Neurophilosopher Dr. Heidi Ravven will discuss her book The Self Beyond Itself: An alternate history of ethics, the new brain sciences, and the myth of free will. […]
  • Srebrenica: A Cry From the Grave Ethics, Human Rights and the Environment movie series
    Center for Ethics Commons 102 Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 5:30 p.m. EDT […]
  • LGBTQ Study Abroad Night
    Candler Library 114 Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 7 p.m. EDT Do you identify as LGBTQ? Are you considering studying abroad? If you said yes to either or both of these questions, then come to LGBTQ Study Abroad Night to ask questions and hear accounts from LGBTQ students who have already gone abroad! A panel of upperclassmen will be telling stories and then open […]
  • Safe Space
    Register through Emory Learning Management System for training location. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 5:30 – 9 p.m. EDT Safe Space provides participants with the knowledge and skills to make Emory a safer and more inclusive campus environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer faculty, staff, and students. More info: www.emory.edu… […]
  • Ethics & the Arts - Artist Talk with Erika Hibbert
    Center for Ethics Commons 102 Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6:30 p.m. EDT Erika Hibbert makes artworks concerned with intimate expressions of personal experience. The political and social accents in her work are always referred to, and derived from, her own life, so that in her work, the personal is the political. The artist demonstrates no interest in themes […]
  • German Mittagstisch
    Highland Bakery Thursday, October 23, 2014, 12 p.m. EDT Sich mit anderen Studentinnen oder Professoren locker Unterhalten! […]
  • Guided Meditation with Emory Buddhist Club
    Cannon Chapel Room 106 Thursday, October 23, 2014, 6 – 7:30 p.m. EDT Emory Buddhist Club welcomes all for guided meditation, discussion, and tea, on Thursdays at 6pm this semester. Come relax and calm your mind. Sessions are led by rotating monks, nuns, and lay leaders, with a different tradition represented each week. This semester our guests include Venera […]
  • Disability Film Series: Monica & David
    Center for Ethics room 102 Thursday, October 23, 2014, 7 – 9 p.m. EDT Monica & David (documentary, 2009) explores the lives of two adults with Down syndrome and the family who strives to support their needs. A discussion led by respondents Derona King, Director of Citizen Advocacy of Atlanta & DeKalb, Inc., April Dworetz, MD and student in Emory’s Bi […]