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Assistant director of multicultural programs and services leaves Butler University

Assistant director of multicultural programs and services leaves Butler University

The school year started with three people in the newly created Department of Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity. Now, it is going back to a one-woman team with executive director Gina Forrest absorbing all three of the position’s responsibilities including her own.

Volunteering fun and worthwhile, at home and elsewhere

[cincopa AgEAWWLcfvny] By Taylor Powell A group of more than 40 Butler students traveled to New Orleans over Thanksgiving break in order to help the Hurricane Katrina rebuild effort, tour the city and celebrate diversity. Butler’s Diversity Center, located in Atherton 004, sponsored the 2013 Volunteer-Study Tour for a randomly selected group of students—a mix

Observing a history of racial diversity

Butler University boasts a rich history of racial acceptance. However, some decades of Butler’s history are also tainted with influence from the Ku Klux Klan and segregation. “Ovid Butler had a very high vision of racial equality, which was, unfortunately, not always upheld,” Sally Childs-Helton, Irwin Library’s rare books and special collections librarian,  said. Butler’s

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