A new voice for equity and justice at Oxy and other newsmakers from a busy summer
Equity & Justice
During the last week of August, we will be welcoming students back to the beautiful Oxy campus. What joy it brings me to write that!
As its second century dawned, Occidental welcomed a bold new president, adopted a mission Of Excellence and Equity, and brought a diversity of voices to the classroom. How did the changes...
On April 8, I delivered my first State of the College speech—what I hope will become an annual event.
With heart, energy, and a passion for research, Namandjé Bumpus ’03 becomes a role model for others as a trailblazing director at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Professor Mary Jane Hewitt created a foundation for multicultural education at Occidental—and an anonymous gift recognizes her lasting influence
A new multi-constituent commission examines Oxy's athletic programs with a focus on issues of competitiveness and diversity
Whether he's ranching. riding, or rapping, Compton Cowboys leader Randy Hook '12 brings swagger to the saddle
Oxy’s Critical Theory & Social Justice Department puts social justice upfront
Amid a reevaluation of College priorities triggered by the pandemic’s impact, Oxy football is discontinued
Conversation replaces confrontation as the College re-examines its commitment to racial equality and a host of other hot-button issues
Seniors Micol Garinkol and Jacques Lesure bring new energy to the table in conversations with senior administrators as they work to awaken interest in the potential of student government
A new major and minor in Black studies, a new photograph for the Huntington Library, and a top honor for teacher Jennifer Tróchez MacLean ’91
As Oxy’s first full-time Title IX coordinator, Ruth Jones championed transparency in dealing with sexual misconduct and gender equity
Fifty years after Martin Luther King spoke at Oxy, activist Rev. Dr. William Barber preaches a message of resistance and resolution in the face of racism