Noteworthy: News and Events from the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity
In March, Interim President Scott Cowen and Provost and Executive Vice President Ben Vinson III issued a statement in response to recent attacks against those of Asian descent. The Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity joins members of the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) community in issuing a Joint Statement of Support for the Asian Community.
Looking for something to read this summer? The Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity has recommendations that challenge readers to think more critically about matters of race, social justice, equity, equality and systems that produce inequitable results in our world.
Annual Diversity Achievement Awards honor CWRU community
In May, the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity honored members of the Case Western Reserve community for their inclusion and diversity efforts during the 12th Annual Diversity Achievement Awards including Sana Loue, vice dean for faculty development in the School of Medicine and professor in the Department of Bioethics (pictured above). She received the Senior Leadership Diversity Excellence Award.
OIDEO announces new Diversity Annual Report
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Across Campus, the newly released annual report from the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity, highlights diversity initiatives and programs at Case Western Reserve University. The report also features actions taken and programs created in response to the increased national focus on racial justice and race issues.
CWRU leaders reflect on Juneteenth
June 19 is known as Juneteenth, a holiday that commemorates the freedom of enslaved people across the United States. “This historical day of remembrance is one that is vital to our nation, and to our national ongoing saga of race relations," said Case Western Reserve University Provost Ben Vinson III.