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Reaffirming Our Commitment to Inclusive Excellence at UCI

Dear Campus Community, UCI's commitment to inclusive excellence is all the more important in the wake of the presidential election. The election certainly underscored the strength of our democracy. At the same time, the contentious campaign rhetoric engendered fears and reinforced concerns about the capacity of our society to be diverse and inclusive. As a proudly diverse campus [...]

6 Ways to Grieve for the Election

University of California, Irvine, psychologist Roxane Cohen Silver says that, shockingly enough, from her research in how people recover from the shock of terrorist attacks, keeping CNN all day is not a good call. “A steady diet of media, repetition of the same sort of distressing stories doesn’t have psychological benefits,” she says. Read more: [...]

Free Speech in Contentious Times

Howard Gillman, chancellor of the University of California, Irvine, said it was time to "stop making certain mistakes." One of those mistakes, he suggested, was talking about these issues as if academe has a choice between supporting free speech and supporting minority students. Read more: Free Speech in Contentious Times  Leaders of state universities hear [...]

Campus Posting

Climate Monitor: Campus Posting Date October 15, 2017 (approximately) Event Unauthorized posters with disturbing content  Action Response from Dr. Haynes, Vice Provost for Academic Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (included below) Earlier this month, posters with disturbing content, sponsored by an organization unaffiliated with UCI, were seen at multiple locations on campus.  The postings contained [...]

Higher Ground: The Alignment of UCI’s Policies, Principles, and Programs with the UC Regents’ Principles Against Intolerance

Higher Ground: The Alignment of UCI's Policies, Principles, and Programs with the UC Regents' Principles Against Intolerance I am writing to update the campus community regarding UCI’s alignment with the UC Regents’ Principles Against Intolerance. Last August, Chancellor Gillman requested me to assess our campus policies, principles and practices in relation to the regents’ principles [...]

Anteater Insights: Douglas M. Haynes

Dear colleagues, UCI aspires to be a national leader and global model of inclusive excellence. We seek to create a campus community where all expect equity, support diversity and practice inclusion. Each of us can and should contribute to shaping this vital campus aspiration. If anything, the UCI Black Student Union demands movement reminds us [...]

Dr. Joseph Morales Joins the Office of Inclusive Excellence as Assistant Director

I am delighted to welcome Dr. Joseph Morales to the UCI Office of Inclusive Excellence. Dr. Morales will serve as the Assistant Director for Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships. In this role he will contribute to building campus capacity to become a national leader and global model of inclusive excellence. Among his duties include monitoring and [...]

Annual Message on Free Speech in Our Scholarly Community

Dear fellow Anteaters: As we start an exciting new academic year, I want to share some thoughts on the protections and norms of free speech on our campus. I deeply believe that it is possible to have robust free speech while treating each other with mutual respect. Freedom of speech is a bedrock value of [...]

Principles Against Intolerance

To the Anteater Community: The Regents of the University of California’s March 2016 approval of “The Statement of Principles Against Intolerance” reaffirmed the university’s long-standing view that “Acts of hatred and other intolerant conduct, as well as acts of discrimination that demean our differences, are antithetical to the values of the University and serve to [...]

New book by UCI professor explores Filipino and Filipino-American pop music

New book by UCI professor explores Filipino and Filipino-American music and performance Christine Bacareza Balance’s Tropical Renditions: Making Musical Scenes in Filipino America invites its readers to a range of trans-local musical scenes throughout the Filipino diaspora Christine Bacareza Balance, associate professor of Asian American studies and gender & sexuality studies at the University of [...]