Building on Promising Practice

AU has unique tools at its disposal that will be utilized to create an inclusive campus. We identified programs that will support our new efforts, including some that have already shown progress. Below are six examples.

Members of the president's council on diversity and inclusion

President's Council on Diversity and Inclusion

Convened in 2016, the PCDI is charged with monitoring and reporting progress on elements of the plan.

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44 percent percent of new faculty hires in the fall of 2017 self-identify as people of color

Ibram X. Kendi, the founder of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center

Antiracist Research and Policy Center

Professor Ibram X. Kendi shared his plans for the first-of-its-kind Center, which is scheduled to launch in 2018.

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Members of the AU Alumni Association Board

Alumni Board

Meet the new Alumni Board, the most ethnically diverse in AU's recorded history, that will work toward improving the student experience.

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