“When you focus on equity and inclusion, you see student organizations that haven’t been active become more involved and that encourages more diverse students to take on leadership roles,” said ASWSU President Quinton Berkompas.
The project will also offer graduate students an opportunity to improve teaching, mentoring, and other essential skills for advancing their career prospects in research and academics.
A long-time leader in the work of inclusion and community building, Allen Sutton has been hired as the executive director for outreach and education in Community, Equity and Inclusive Excellence. He will begin his new duties on July 15.
Three departments honored for their approaches in helping students succeed.
‘Refuge: Rethinking Refugee Policy in a Changing World’ will be the Common Reading book for first-year and other students in 2019-20 at the Pullman, Tri-Cities, Spokane, and Global campuses.
An estimated 1,400 students, family members, faculty, staff and others are expected to attend WSU’s Multicultural Graduation Celebration at 6 p.m. May 3 in the Compton Union Building Senior Ballroom.
WSU is making single-user, gender-inclusive restrooms more accessible and easier to locate for anyone who finds traditional multi-stalled single-gender restrooms inconvenient.
Implicit bias can hinder a fair and equitable search for new employees. Plans are underway to bring more awareness to those biases as a way to build a more inclusive group of faculty and staff.
Learn more about Gary May, Chancellor of the University of California, Davis and this year’s Excellence in Leadership lecturer, in this Q&A.
Educators are invited to attend a workshop on how to develop and foster positive learning environments for diverse students on April 5 at Washington State University Tri-Cities.