University administrators say recent acts of vandalism go against University values, but students on campus call the vandalism an act of violence and question what those values are.
UMass administrators and faculty members outline actions taken to increase diversity and inclusion at forum
Recruitment in cities in Massachusetts and implementation of general education classes focused on race discussed at forum.
Heading into discussion on diversity and inclusion Thursday evening, UMass students want more action
After two sessions, one held by administrators and one held by student groups, Chantal Lima Barbosa and Zareb Noel said they especially want to see an improvement in recruitment efforts and results.
Students present demands and tap administrators for answers, additional information at ‘answering session’
At the two-and-a-half-hour meeting, Kumble Subbaswamy, Katherine Newman and other administrators responded to concerns and suggestions from attendees.
Subbaswamy calls student concerns “troubling and disheartening,” and outlines steps that have been taken to begin addressing such issues.