Faculty Senate

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 […]

Inspired by History: Using Internment for Social Justice

In June 2019, Japanese American former incarcerees and their descendants gathered at Fort Sill, in Oklahoma, to protest the proposed separation of migrant children from their families and migrant detention more broadly. The site had previously served as an American Indian boarding school that forcibly assimilated and separated children from their families, an Apache prisoner […]