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All six members of the Diversity Committee at USF Tampa’s College of Arts and Sciences have resigned in a scorching letter to President Steve Currall, Provost Ralph Wilcox and Arts and Sciences Dean Eric Eisenberg.
From medicine to marketing to engineering, university researchers will work with community partners to address long-standing disparities and roadblocks to equity.
TBBJ: USF ranks among top in the nation for reducing inequality, outlining a potential rise on a national stage
The Times Higher Education has ranked USF as the No. 1 school in Florida for reducing inequalities and No. 6 in the nation for the same category in its annual World University Rankings list.
As the country grapples with issues raised by the emerging racial justice movement, the influential College Board is launching an ambitious national curriculum on race with an Advanced Placement program on the African diaspora.
September 7, 2020Curriculum
Weekly Challenger: USFSP task force on diversity and inclusion seeks campus-community collaboration to address racial inequities
USF’s St. Petersburg campus is working to bridge efforts between the university and the greater community to address pervasive racial inequities.
September 4, 2020St. Petersburg Campus
USF News: USF criminology professor to provide oversight of implementation of new Tampa Police policies designed to improve community relations
The city of Tampa and USF Criminology Professor Bryanna Fox have agreed to a formal 18-month partnership following her leadership on Mayor Jane Castor’s Community Task Force on Policing.
September 2, 2020Community Engagement
From launching a half-million dollar research fund to engaging the community in thought-provoking group discussions, the university is working toward addressing systemic and societal racism at its roots through the investment of educational resources within and beyond the campus’ borders.
This dynamic forum discusses the history and intersection of the police use of excessive force and the black community in the United States of America. This forum also discusses ideas on what can be done to effect positive societal change in how the black community is treated by the police.
August 11, 2020Community Engagement
USF President Steve Currall sent out a letter Tuesday pledging university-wide action to “address societal racism.”
Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman, associate professor of sociology, will serve in a newly created role of senior advisor to the president and provost on diversity and inclusion.
August 6, 2020University Efforts
Tampa Bay Times: USF’s plan to address racism: New leaders, better recruiting, campus forums and more
The University of South Florida will take a series of actions to address systemic racism on campus, President Steve Currall announced, responding to recent protests and calls for the university to step up its efforts on the issue.
August 4, 2020University Efforts
An independent, statewide network, FCAN represents a cross-section of more than 700 organizations and institutions devoted to improving college access and success for minorities and other students underrepresented in higher education.
July 29, 2020University Efforts
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