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.
Tiffany Reed, the director of multicultural programs and services, worked her last day at Butler University on Nov. 4. Students and staff members had mixed reactions to Reed’s dismissal.
The director of multicultural programs and services was hired in June 2019.
Efroymson Diversity Center revamps staff, programming, and space.
After recent staffing changes and about a month without a director, the Diversity Center will be hiring three new positions to help reach students and faculty.
A temporary director has been hired to manage the Diversity Center after former director Valerie Davidson left Butler.
In other words, any time someone dresses up in a costume depicting a culture that is not their own and they don’t fully understand or respect, it is considered cultural appropriation.
Hispanic Heritage Month ends with full week of fun, and interactive events for all students to participate in.
[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…
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…