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Office of Diversity shares plans for campus reform

July 24, 2020 Lara Becker 0

Many students are taking to various social media platforms to express areas of concern as they speak up to encourage improvements in the world around them. The College’s administration intends to match this motivation for change, with departments such as the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (OIDEI) working to come up with solutions for these social concerns. […]

College joins in nationwide fight against ICE mandate — Trump administration backs down

July 15, 2020 Olivia Bowman 0

The federal government announced on July 6 a new mandate for temporary international students, where nonimmigrant students must take in-person courses to remain in the United States, according to the ICE website. But after a nationwide uproar from colleges — of which students and administration from the College participated in — the Trump Administration revoked its previous mandate. […]

President Foster addresses faculty members’ furlough concerns

July 8, 2020 Madison Pena 0

The College’s American Federation of Teachers (AFT) union members wrote a letter to President Kathryn Foster, highlighting both financial and professional concerns with dividing furlough dates, as announced in her most recent community-missive on July 2. The union requested Foster to consider consolidating the two mandated five-day furlough periods in the month of July for all faculty members rather than a select few, thus allowing 12-month professional staff members access to CARES funding. […]

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