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Archive for 'Environment/Culture'

Creating a Welcoming Environment in the Workplace

Creating a welcoming environment is the first step toward building a community in the workplace. An aggregate of people working in close proximity is not a community. A working community can only be created and sustained in an environment that is welcoming and conducive to personal well being and professional growth. Persons in communities feel […]

Turning the Gaze on Our Institution

I have been thinking about an important move we have made at Warner. Our Diversity and Inclusion Committee members Donna Harris, Stephanie Waterman, Pia Bunton, Susan Hetherington, Mark Washburn, and I have shifted from working on ways to “help” people of color (staff, students and faculty) feel welcome, supported, comfortable etc., to examining the ways […]