Marquette Wire

University announces new Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

The+university+announced+an+increase+of+%241%2C330+for+tuition+during+the+2017-2018+academic+school+year+Jan.+23.+
The university announced an increase of $1,330 for tuition during the 2017-2018 academic school year Jan. 23.

The university announced an increase of $1,330 for tuition during the 2017-2018 academic school year Jan. 23.

Photo by Wire Stock Photo

Photo by Wire Stock Photo

The university announced an increase of $1,330 for tuition during the 2017-2018 academic school year Jan. 23.

Natalie Wickman, Executive News Editor

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






After consideration of this year’s campus Climate Study results, Marquette announced today that Provost Dan Myers created an Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion.

“As we look thoughtfully at the results of the campus Climate Study and plan strategically for how we address issues of diversity and inclusion at Marquette, it is clear that we need a more visible and empowered office and leader,” Myers said in a university news brief.

William Welburn, assistant vice provost for diversity and inclusion, was appointed by Myers to his new role – executive director for diversity and inclusion. The new role puts him on the University Leadership Council, makes him chair of the Diversity Advisory Committee and co-chair of the President’s Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion.

Ed de St. Aubin, associate professor of psychology and co-chair of the President’s Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion, said he thinks Welburn is the right person to lead the new office.

“I’ve worked with Dr. Welburn on a variety of committees at the university, and I’ve always been impressed with his passion for and knowledge of these important issues,” de St. Aubin said in the university news brief.

Welburn will also lead the campus Climate Study initiative, co-chair the Committee on the Recruitment and Retention of Native American and Other Underrepresented Minority Students and serve as an ex-officio member of the University Academic Senate Committee on Equity and Diversity.

 

“By creating this centralized, standalone office and empowering William to lead, we can be assured things are actually going to happen – that’s very exciting,” de St. Aubin said in the university news brief.

 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • University announces new Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

    Higher Education

    MU Students tutor young refugee students

  • University announces new Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

    Higher Education

    School of Dentistry advances in technology, becomes national leader

  • University announces new Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

    Higher Education

    Wild admits knowledge of clergy abuse allegations

  • University announces new Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

    Higher Education

    Study abroad fair adds two programs, students reflect

  • University announces new Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

    Higher Education

    Plastic straws remain in some dining locations

  • University announces new Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

    Higher Education

    Committee begins search for next Title IX coordinator

  • University announces new Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

    Higher Education

    Diversity statistics decrease as Marquette welcomes largest freshmen class

  • University announces new Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

    Higher Education

    Student expelled after spring semester photo controversy

  • University announces new Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

    Higher Education

    Look inside: Wild Commons welcomes first students

  • University announces new Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

    Higher Education

    John James Pauly, Jr., has died at age 69