Thought Pieces from Provost Katsouleas

February 24, 2017

Diversity stands with integrity and academic excellence as a cornerstone of University culture. The University promotes an inclusive and welcoming environment that embraces the full spectrum of human attributes, perspectives, and disciplines.

January 29, 2017

To the University community:

On Friday, the White House issued an executive order prohibiting people from seven countries from entering the United States.

November 9, 2016

Dear faculty,
 
This has been an unusual election in many ways.  Because of the strong emotional overtones of the campaign, many of our students (as well as many of our faculty and staff) have been affected more strongly than we have seen in prior elections.

November 4, 2016

Dear faculty,

We would like to draw your attention to this powerfully written message to students from Dean of Students Allen Groves, Marcus Martin from the Office for Diversity and Equity and Catherine Spear from EOCR:

September 22, 2016

Open Letter to the Editors of the Cavalier Daily

Dear Editors,

I am responding to the editorial in the Cavalier Daily Wednesday (9-21-16) about the racial slurs on the walls of Kent-Dabney dormitory.  As yesterday's editorial stated, this egregious and hateful act is indeed appalling. We must rise as a community to repudiate such behavior each time it occurs. This is an obligation for all of us, and important for us not to wait for an institutional leader to frame every event.

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