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The Eastman School of Music joins with the rest of the University in its desire to create a more diverse and inclusive environment for faculty, students, and staff. Our diversity committee has begun to engage with certain issues, such as defining diversity within a music-school context, developing strategies for more inclusive faculty searches, and considering […]
The financial crisis has forced many lenders to stop making student loans and the endowments of even the wealthiest institutions have suffered. The Wall Street Journal cited a 22% drop in Harvard University”s endowment forcing tough decisions about spending. Many parents who have invested in 529 plans (tied to stock market returns) to fund college […]
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 […]