Noteworthy: News and Events from the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity

On March 6, 2021, 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.

Vice President for Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Robert L. Solomon

The African American Alumni Association, in partnership with the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity and the African American and African studies minor, invites you to Profiles of Inclusive Excellence featuring a conversation with Robert Solomon, vice president for inclusion, diversity and equal opportunity. The virtual event is Tuesday, May 18, at 6 p.m. 

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures will present Literature Against the Pandemic: a multilingual literary reading. The festival features authors reading in different languages and students and faculty reading the English translations. Join the livestream event on Friday, May 7, from 12.45 to 2 p.m.

Case Western Reserve University is celebrating Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi and Asian American Heritage throughout the month of May. Student organizations, campus offices and community partners have come together to organize events to help the university community celebrate, learn and better support students, staff, faculty and alumni of Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi and Asian American heritage.

    Diversity Achievement Awards

    Attend the annual Diversity Achievement Awards

    The 12th annual Diversity Achievement Awards is Wednesday, May 5, from noon to 1 p.m. Members of the CWRU campus community are encouraged to attend and help OIDEO honor a faculty member, senior leader, student and CWRU department for their inclusion and diversity work. 

    Annual Report

    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.

    Donna Brazile

    Watch Donna Brazile, 2021 Power of Diversity Lecture Series national speaker

    An engaging lecture by Donna Brazile, national speaker for OIDEO's spring 2021 Power of Diversity Lecture Series, is now available on video. Brazile, political strategist and former chair of the Democratic National Committee, appeared via livestream in February and spoke about the potential impact of the increased number of women in Congress.