Mark your calendars for a special Lenten concert with renowned liturgical composer Bernadette Farrell entitled, “Hold Fast to Love and Justice,” on Saturday March 21, at 7 p.m., in the Chapel of Christ the Teacher. The concert features music focused on social justice, as well as beloved favorites such as “Christ, Be Our Light.” The event is free and open to all, with a reception to follow. Sponsored by the Garaventa Center, Campus Ministry, the Office of International Education, Diversity, and Inclusion, and Oregon Catholic Press. For ADA accommodations or more information contact the Garaventa Center at up.edu/garaventa or x7702.
Effective July 1, 2018, a new academic unit, the Office of International Education, Diversity, and Inclusion, will be created that will include the following functions and personnel:
- Director of Equity and Inclusion: To Be Announced
- Director of International Students: Michael Pelley
- Director of Studies Abroad: Eduardo Contreras
- The Collaborative for International Studies and Global Outreach (CISGO)
Offering support to the director of equity and inclusion will be Yuri Hernandez Osorio, coordinator for diversity and inclusion programs in the Office of Student Activities.
Based on Tactic D 1.1 of the University’s Vision 2020 Strategic Plan (“Create a position to lead and support existing campus-wide international and intercultural endeavors, and to expand opportunities”), Eduardo Contreras will assume responsibility for this unit as assistant provost. The unit will be housed in Buckley Center and it will include a space where students can gather in a supportive environment that embodies the University’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity.
For more information contact the president’s office at x7101 or email@example.com.