The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion supports a number of Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that seek to promote a sense of community, build personal and professional networks, enhance employee support, and retention and assist in attracting new employees to Marquette to foster a diverse and inclusive community. There are currently seven active ERGs: Hispanic/Latinx Faculty and Staff […]
A reflection on the Jacob Blake shooting by Dr. William Welburn, vice president for inclusive excellence Again, we are confronted by the news of yet another tragedy that causes us great pain and suffering. Our deepest prayers and support go out to the people of Kenosha and the family and friends of Jacob Blake, who […]
After President Michael R. Lovell announced a new President’s Commission on Racial Equity (CORE) at the June 17 Racial Injustice Town Hall, about 250 people – faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members – indicated their willingness and eagerness to take action to eliminate the injustices that exist on our campus. Since then, two co-chairs […]
All members of the Marquette community are encouraged to attend a virtual town hall on racial injustice on Wednesday, June 17, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. via Microsoft Teams Live. Register via Eventbrite. A link to join the event will be shared with registrants on Wednesday morning. The town hall will feature a panel […]
An interview with Dr. William Welburn By Saul Lopez, graduate assistant in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion Last month I sat down with William Welburn, vice president for inclusive excellence for Marquette University’s Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, to talk about how the office is adapting to the current situation. Dr. Welburn leads […]
“Paso a Paso,” a Latin dance student organization on campus, turns to Instagram to engage members during social distancing.
Launched in 2018, Womxn of Color builds community among women of color on campus through programming, social events and networking opportunities. The objective is to provide resources for underrepresented women in a variety of ways – both formally and informally. This group is one of seven Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that are supported by Marquette’s Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion.
Celebrating wide-ranging accomplishments of Marquette alumni
By Saul Lopez, graduate assistant in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion Earlier this month, Marquette’s Black Student Council had the opportunity to travel to the annual Black Solidarity Conference at Yale University, which took place Jan. 30 to Feb. 2. This completely student run conference hosts more than 700 students from all across […]
By Saul Lopez, graduate assistant in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion A newly formed student organization aims to help underrepresented students build their professional networks: The Minority Scholars Mentoring Program (MSMP). Led by Kaitlin Johnstone and Sunitha Doreivelu, seniors in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, MSMP aims to connect students of […]