Month: May 2023

Provost D’Alleva Statement: Anti-Black Racism Course Requirement

Dear colleagues, On May 1, the University Senate voted to take the important step of creating a social justice requirement within UConn’s curriculum. The new social justice requirement focuses on the one-credit “Anti-Black Racism” course (ABR) that has been offered as an elective since fall 2021. I want to recognize the students who demonstrated strong […]

May 2023 Heritage Celebrations

To the UConn Community: The Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Provost’s Office would like to remind you of several celebrations, commemorations, and moments of raising awareness for members of our community during the month of May: Heritage Month Celebrations: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: May is Asian American and Pacific Islander […]

In Support of the Anti-Black Racism Course Gen Ed Requirement

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion supports the Senate proposal to require every undergraduate student at UConn to pass the one-credit course titled “U.S. Anti-Black Racism” as part of the baccalaureate degree requirements. We believe that this course is a necessary next step in strengthening an inclusive and equitable campus climate that supports the success […]