Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Pictured above, Performing Arts Department Chair Bob Colby.

Permanent cultural committee addresses diversity and bias

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
April 8, 2018

Members of the Educational Equity and Justice Committee have focused on the bias response program and worked with the Social Justice Center to construct a new staff position since becoming a permanent...

Faculty assembly votes for permanent cultural competency committee

By Max Reyes
January 24, 2018

Faculty assembly voted to form a permanent committee dedicated to educating staff and students on cultural competency and making the curriculum more inclusive on Tuesday. The proposal faculty voted...

Pelton addresses colleges diversity shortcomings in letter

Pelton addresses college’s diversity shortcomings in letter

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
November 30, 2017

President M. Lee Pelton wrote in his annual State of the College letter that the college’s failure to live up to its diversity, inclusion, and social justice promise was unacceptable. Members of...

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