Inclusion, Diversity and Equity at ESF
ESF is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse community that promotes equity and inclusion for all its members. Diversity that arises from differences such as, but not limited to, gender, race, ethnicity, ability, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, national origin, or religious traditions is central and indispensable to the institutional excellence and mission of the College.
2017 General Education Fair
October 26, 2017
- 11-11:10 Reception
- 11:10-11:20 Welcome
- 11:20-12:30 Fair and Exhibits
At ESF, we achieve a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community by eliminating barriers to full participation in curricular, co-curricular, and workplace environments, and promoting the SUNY and ESF institutional structures, practices, policies, and spaces that respect, value, and support differences through inclusive excellence. Inclusive excellence is our on-going commitment to recognizing that success is measured by how well a community values, engages, and embraces a rich diversity of ideas and people.
SUNY Diversity Matters Initiative
“At SUNY, we recognize our diversity makes us stronger and smarter. We respect, encourage, and promote all aspects of human difference. Diversity enriches lives and the educational experience. By capitalizing on diversity, our SUNY campuses invigorate conversations, awaken curiosity, foster civic engagement, and widen perspectives.Beyond being a pathway to culturally competent employment, SUNY campuses are also the training grounds for many future corporate and community leaders. As the Supreme Court recognized, the path to leadership should be visibly open to talented and qualified individuals of every race and ethnicity in order to cultivate a set of leaders with legitimacy in the eyes of the citizenry. The SUNY student body is sewn from the threads of our nation’s diverse quilt, where the views of all students across the educational spectrum are sought out and given voice.” In sum, SUNY’s diverse educational environments create an intellectual climate that fosters respect for differences, stimulates innovation, encourages collaboration, and prepares students to live and work productively in a multiracial and multiethnic society.”
“By providing leadership and support to our campuses in promoting measures that reduce barriers to access, inquiry, engagement and completion, SUNY hopes to provide a dynamic model for campus inclusion programs with a goal of continuous improvement throughout every aspect of campus life.”
Inclusion, Diversity, Equity (IDE) Committee
Dr. Malika Carter, email@example.com
Scott Blair, firstname.lastname@example.org
Timothy Blehar, email@example.com
Heather Engelman, firstname.lastname@example.org
Annette Hightower, email@example.com
Robin Kimmerrer, firstname.lastname@example.org
Anne Lombard, email@example.com
Susan Sanford, firstname.lastname@example.org
Timothy Volk, email@example.com
Student reps tbd
- International Student Potlucks, Beginning Thurs. 8/31
- 5 weeks of conversation with other International students. Contact: Ruth Larson, 470-4716
- ESF Welcomes Dr. Carter as CDO. Dr. Malika Carter is former chief diversity officer for the city of Worcester, Mass., and director of multicultural student services at the University of North Dakota.
- Creativity over Conflict Workshops with Drawn to Diversity's Art Force 5!
- LA students assess access to outdoor spaces
- What to Say? Inclusive Education Expert Mara Sapon-Shevin shares tools for confronting oppression