This week, our country tuned in to hear the closing statements in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former police officer charged with killing George Floyd last summer. At its heart, this tragedy and its ensuing… Read moreStatement on the trial of Derek Chauvin
This week, Central Michigan University continues the tradition of honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service followed by a series of speakers, activities and events. Our Multicultural Academic Student… Read moreHonoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Like many in our community, I watched yesterday’s events in astonishment and disbelief. It remains difficult to believe that such a thing could happen in our nation’s capital. Following several conversations with colleagues, friends and family… Read moreStatement: Response to the violence in our nation’s capital
“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson The Thanksgiving holiday, and this season of the year, have long been a… Read moreA season to be thankful and thoughtful
In recent days, current and former black and African American students have reached out on social media to share their experiences with racism at CMU. I am deeply saddened by their stories; the incidents they describe… Read moreOur promise to address racism and hate
Last week, the U.S. Department of Education released new Title IX regulations governing campus sexual assault. These regulations carry the force of law: Colleges and universities that receive federal funding will be required to comply by… Read moreRevisions to Title IX regulations