Mark Kamimura-Jimenez has been named associate vice chancellor for student affairs and dean of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at Washington University in St. Louis. Kamimura-Jimenez, who is assistant vice chancellor of student affairs at Texas Christian University, will join Washington University Jan. 1.
Washington University in St. Louis is proud to launch a new annual project designed to explore — through the experiences, scholarship, work and voices of St. Louisans — what it means to be in St. Louis today.
During remarks today at Washington University in St. Louis’ fifth annual Day of Discovery, Dialogue & Action, Chancellor-elect Andrew D. Martin announced the creation of a universitywide Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity.
Four campus leaders — Adrienne Davis, Emelyn dela Peña, Nicole Hudson and Sherree Wilson — have joined forces to strengthen diversity and inclusion initiatives across campuses and populations. It’s a new effort and one that is unusual among universities. The leaders will speak this week at the Day of Discovery, Dialogue & Action.
The Washington University in St. Louis community will come together Feb. 19-20 for the fifth annual Day of Discovery, Dialogue & Action event. This year’s theme is “Dialogues Across Difference” and will focus on the ways we communicate with each other, particularly on difficult topics and during challenging times.
Nicole Hudson, deputy mayor for racial equity and priority initiatives for the City of St. Louis, has been appointed assistant vice chancellor for the newly created Academy for Diversity and Inclusion at Washington University, effective Aug. 27.
As part of ongoing efforts to improve the campus climate for faculty and staff, Washington University in St. Louis is launching the Academy for Diversity and Inclusion. Like the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, which serves students, the academy will support employees through programming, training, events and other resources.
Washington University is taking another important step toward the goal of a more diverse, inclusive and welcoming community with the release of the Commission on Diversity & Inclusion’s report. The report provides a roadmap to turn ideas into action.
Clinical psychologist and author Meg Jay will be the keynote speaker for Washington University’s fourth annual Day of Discovery & Dialogue. Jay’s talk, “The Untold Story of Adversity and Resilience,” will take place Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the Eric P. Newman Education Center on the Medical Campus. Registration is strongly encouraged.
Washington University in St. Louis staff are invited to participate in the university’s many diversity and inclusion programs, including the upcoming Day of Discovery & Dialogue, through the new Staff Passport Program.