Beyond Racial Equity is supported by a team of consultants with specific expertise in areas of anti-racism, anti-oppression, and equity in higher education.
The College is saddened to share that former longtime faculty member, staff, and coach Pete Chvany passed away on September 7. Pete served the College in a variety of roles for more than 20 years.
After more than eight years of exceptional leadership, Michaele Whelan, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, will be leaving Emerson in November to transition to the presidency of Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, beginning January 1.
Given the extended timeline for the presidential search, it has become apparent that we should move forward at this time to seek new permanent leadership for justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
As a world, a nation, and a College community, we have navigated a very challenging and, for many families and individuals, a devastating year filled with personal loss
I am writing to share with you an update on the Social Justice Center (SJC) in advance of Sylvia Spears’ departure to College Unbound in Rhode Island.
I am inspired by the possibilities of what the Emerson community can achieve together, if we—as Dr. Spears calls upon us to do—reflect, learn, and take action to liberate ourselves from the pernicious practices and beliefs that oppress Black and Brown people.
Today, as I watched with a heart made heavy by the astonishing events unfolding in the nation’s capital this afternoon, I was reminded of what Elijah Cummings, chair of the House Oversight Committee said at a Committee hearing, one year and one month ago.
Election Day is less than two weeks away.
These senior administrators account for a combined seventy-seven years of service to Emerson College.