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Ownership is central to diversity dialogue

April 14, 2021
As campus leadership continues to reconcile the status quo with respect and inclusion issues on campus, students are noting what campus leadership has to say — and what it doesn’t.
UNK faculty members joined with students for a dialogue about campus diversity issues.

Respect, inclusion forum pushes diversity conversation

UNK held its second forum in a series of dialogues relating to inclusion and respect on campus Sunday. The conversation was led by Peter Ferguson, a community stakeholder and speaker with a focus on engagement in issues of respect and diversity.

Letter to the Editor: All Talk, No Action: UNK Administrators are Failing Us

I attended Senior Vice Chancellor Bicak’s conversation regarding campus inclusion and respect on March 11 to express my concerns over the university administration’s unwillingness to permit us students to wear graduation stoles that represent our diverse cultural identities and various student organizations at our Commencement Ceremony. I was extremely disappointed to learn that soon after the conversation Dr. Bicak led, Senior Advisor to the Chancellor Dr. John Falconer sent an email restating the current policy that strictly academic-related regalia may be worn at commencement.
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Conservation tables break cultural barriers

January 29, 2020

BLAKE In preserving diversity at UNK, students are invited to break the cultural barricade by attending the language tables in the Calvin T. Ryan Learning Commons.  At...

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