Clark will work to identify policies, practices, and procedures that may be put into place to further diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus, including assessing business practices, increasing physical and technological accessibility, and creating more inclusive physical spaces for students, among other initiatives.
The Action Item has been fully implemented.
The Action Item is being worked on, with the goal of completion.
The Action Item is part of Clark’s continuous work.
Action Item: Commit funding to catalyze DEI activities and progress
To transform Clark into a fully inclusive, just, and equitable University, President David Fithian will commit funding to catalyze diversity, equity, and inclusion activities and progress.
Action Item: Establish DEI-focused fund honoring civil rights activist D’Army Bailey
Develop an endowment in honor of Dr. D’Army Bailey ’65, LL.D. ’10, P ’00, a judge, civil rights activist, and author, to provide financial support for campus initiatives and academic endeavors that advance and help sustain an inclusive, engaged campus.
Action Item: Redesign Dana Commons as an inclusive student space
As part of its campuswide plan to create more inclusive student spaces, the University will devote resources to redesign Dana Commons for the future.
Action Item: Expand the availability of gender-inclusive and accessible restrooms
Expand the availability of gender-inclusive and accessible restroom facilities across campus.
Action Item: Create new, more inclusive spaces for student gatherings
Create new, more inclusive spaces for student gatherings, including spaces that allow close discussion among people with shared interests, life backgrounds, and other dimensions of the student experience.
Action Item: Update Athletics and Recreation’s DEI policies and procedures
Update Clark Athletics and Recreation’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) policies and procedures, including bias incident response.
Action Item: Implement Athletics and Recreation team-specific DEI policies
Implement Athletics and Recreation team-specific diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) policies and contracts.