Administration and Local News


Administration and Local News
‘Step in the journey’: Burwell presents comprehensive plan for diversity, inclusion

Almost exactly one year after she was first announced as AU’s next leader, University President Sylvia Burwell has released her administration’s diversity and inclusion strategy - what she’s calling AU’s plan for “inclusive excellence.” The 25-page-document includes a two year action plan detailing how the University will tackle issues of diversity in curriculum, policies and campus climate.

Administration and Local News
Zero Waste launches new composting program

After a summer of work, the student-led Zero Waste Club and Zero Waste coordinators in the facilities management department have launched a new compost program aimed at making composting easier for students. Grace Pugh, co-president of the club, said AU had previously lost its composting contract in November 2014 due to high contamination levels, especially in residence halls.