University-wide Afternoon of Engagement at Sanders will relay progress, seek input on inclusiveness issues
By John Laidler, Gazette Correspondent
Students, academic personnel, and staff from across Harvard will have an opportunity on Wednesday to contribute their ideas on how to make the campus a more welcoming place for people from all backgrounds. Read more about Toward a more welcoming campus
As Harvard and other educational institutions have honed their admissions and hiring policies to make their communities more diverse along multiple dimensions, they have come to focus recently on “inclusion”: trying to ensure that all members of their more heterogeneous populations actually feel that they belong, fully and comfortably, within those communities. Read more about Engaging with 'Inclusion' at Harvard
Task force co-chairs outline initial efforts to make all at University feel they belong
By Alvin Powell, Harvard Staff Writer
Harvard President Drew Faust has convened a University-wide task force to examine ways to help the University thrive as a place where all members of its increasingly diverse community feel that they truly belong.