The Academic Experience

Research Opportunities

  • Expand opportunities and increase funding, including through community-based Research opportunities and enhanced professional conference support, for student and faculty research that addresses diversity and inclusion. 
    • Overseen by: Gerald Zaboski, Senior Vice President, Office of the President
    • Item Status: Year 2.
    • Updates: The reconfiguration of the Office of Research Support and Sponsored Programs is intended to increase support grants on campus. They are supporting a DEI-related grant submission.
  • Support and publicize faculty and student research projects and products that address diversity, equity and inclusion, including through on- and off-campus presentations and symposia
    • Overseen by:  Sarah Kenehan, Executive Director, Slattery Center for the Humanities;  Michelle Maldonado, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
    • Item Status: Work in progress.
    • Updates: The Slattery Center offers fellowships for faculty and students to support and publicize research projects some of which address DEI. For more information, please visit the Slattery Center Website.
  • Dedicate funding for reading/discussion groups that address diversity and inclusion, inside and outside of the classroom. 
    • Overseen by: Robert Davis, Vice President, University Advancement; Elizabeth Garcia, Executive Director, Office of Equity and Diversity; , Michelle Maldonado, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Edward Steinmetz, Senior Vice President, Finance; Patricia Tetreault, Vice President for Human Resources
    • Item Status:  Year 2.
    • Updates: Ethics across the Curriculum Initiative is an initiative that the University started to embark on this academic year.
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