INFUSE diversity and inclusion across curriculum and co-curriculum through pedagogy and programs in unique and creative ways to provide students with a transformative liberal arts learning experience.
Instilling an understanding of, and value for, diversity, equity, and inclusion must take place in both the curriculum and co-curriculum, including coursework, trainings, and programming. “Laurentians will seek to find common ground or, at least, strive together to understand our differences. … We are willing to risk difficulty and discomfort in working towards achieving these goals.”
- Identify courses with significant content focusing on underrepresented identities
- Assessment of DIV13 requirement
- Continue to develop programming to raise awareness of diversity, equity, and inclusion
- Members of the University Diversity Committee will arrange to visit classes to raise awareness of the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion
- Establish Black Laurentian Initiative Fund to empower students and faculty to engage in research and propose projects around the issues of racial equity and justice
- Continue funding Mid-Career Grant for Building Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy
- Task the Thelmo Executive Board to perform a thorough review of procedures governing allocation of funds to student organizations to ensure equitable and inclusive distribution to BIPOC/multicultural student groups, and appoint a student officer responsible for overseeing D&I engagement throughout the organization
- Group workshops focusing on program development and budgeting for BIPOC/multicultural student leaders will be coordinated by Thelmo and the Division of Student Life
- Explore possibilities for developing incentives to create/enhance courses addressing areas where we lack sufficient coursework in diversity, equity, and inclusion, such as grant or fellowship opportunities
- Establish deeper collaborations with colleagues at the Associated Colleges to offer programming together to our communities
- Provide professional development opportunities for faculty on pedagogy and student cultures
- Assess and revise actions, programming, and interventions as culture changes
- Track courses with significant content addressing underrepresented identity groups year by year
- Track numbers of attendees at programming events; provide surveys when possible to determine effectiveness and solicit feedback
- Work with Thelmo leadership to track effectiveness of training and budget initiatives
- Via dialogue/partnership with CARE
 From the University Diversity Statement.
 President Fox has committed an initial allocation of $100,000 to be divided over 2 years will be made available in FY 21.
 The Associated Colleges is a consortium of colleges/universities in the Canton/Potsdam area, including SUNY Canton, St. Lawrence University, SUNY Potsdam, and Clarkson University.