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We will seek excellence within six pillars of research and scholarship, three focused on diverse participation (faculty, students, and staff ) and three focused on diverse scholarly and creative programs (studying diversity, inclusion, equity, human subjects and community engagement).
Provides a summary of USC campus climate and framework for policy and pragmatic efforts. Includes bibliography to key literature, summary of USC campus climate, glossary and best practice recommendations.
Across the nation, students have risen up to demand an end to systemic and structural racism on campus. This site contains links to the demands of the USC undergraduate and graduate student governments, and the Academic Senate Campus Climate Committee.
Announces (1) will allocate $50 million in new funds to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion across our university (to hire and retain faculty and grow our pipeline programs that support postdoctoral fellows) and (2) will create a Center for Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion (CEDI) which will serve as the focal point for our efforts in recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and developing sustainable institutional initiatives
Announces the USC Office of Research Strategic Plan for Diversity and Inclusion 2018 with specific goals, concrete strategies, deliberate actions, and targeted outcomes as part of USC’s mission to be innovative and impactful and to push USC toward national leadership in diversity and inclusion in research.
This article assesses the demands listed in the 2015 USC undergraduate campus climate resolution and provides a summary chart of how many of the goals have been met. Also included is a timeline of diversity-related events in the campus' history.
The Equity Scorecard™ is both a process and a data tool developed by researchers at the Center for Urban Education (CUE), which is housed at the University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education. As a process, the Equity Scorecard™ combines a theoretical framework with practical strategies to initiate institutional change that will improve outcomes for all students as well as close gaps experienced by students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.
USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Diversity Resources
This toolkit is for anyone who would like to have a productive discourse around issues of diversity and the role of identity in social relationships, both on a micro (individual) and macro (communal) level.