We stand in solidarity with your struggle to be safe, valued, and respected on this campus. We have listened to you share stories of marginalization, oppression, discrimination, and aggression. We hear you, and we value you, and we stand with you in your courage and activism.
To increase clarity about their roles and to better serve students, the two offices of Diversity Development and Intercultural Student Services are are now aligned under one name. The Office of Diversity and Cultural Engagement (DCE) is housed in the new Student Experience Center at the heart of the OSU campus.
The OSU Advocacy Center for Survivors of Violence will provide confidential and accessible services including a full-time advocate whose sole job is to listen and support survivors and to help them navigate available resources, making sure the survivor’s wishes and needs are respected.
Oregon State University’s Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center has a new home, and more than 250 attendees celebrated the grand opening ceremonies on April 15. The center is located at 100 S.W. Memorial Way (corner of Memorial Way and Monroe).
Oregon State University takes this opportunity to restate our abiding commitment to creating a campus environment free of sexual violence;that rejects all forms of sexual assault and holds all members of the OSU community accountable to be more than bystanders.
This newly established advisory council is designed to bring focused energy to university-wide planning and implementation in this arena. The Leadership Council for Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity is charged to advise the President, the Provost, the Interim Executive Director of Equity and Inclusion, and other university leadership.
Native American students, staff and faculty at Oregon State University have a new home-away-from home, the new Native American Longhouse, Eena Haws, (Beaver House in Chinook jargon) nestled in a grove of trees in the heart of campus.