“Desegregating Diversity: From Myth to Mandate” (PDF) In the Summer of 2009, the Provost appointed a university‚Äêwide working group consisting of students, faculty, staff and administrators to:
Conduct an environmental scan of the programs, services and support structures at The New School that currently serve the needs of students of color and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) students, then provide recommendations on promising co‚Äêcurricular, programmatic models and structures that might be modified and strengthened to more effectively support the success of these students at The New School.,
The working group’s research consisted of a review of relevant texts and best practices, collection of data via focus groups, questionnaires and interviews with students, staff, faculty, alumni and individuals in peer institutions with specialization in issues of equity in higher education. More complete records of the findings are included in the appendices of the attached report.
Students of the African Diaspora SOAD’s Facebook group
Project Pericles is a not-for-profit organization that encourages and facilitates commitments by colleges and universities to include social responsibility and participatory citizenship as essential elements of their educational programs; each spring there is a D4D ‘ Debating for Democracy event for undergraduate participation.