Office of Multicultural Affairs
The Office of Multicultural Affairs leads and supports the College in interweaving diversity into the very fabric of our daily operation and into every aspect of our collegial practices. The office strives to create a welcoming environment for everyone by providing curricula and special programming that teach a fuller appreciation of the uniqueness among diverse groups.
Latest Multicultural News
The Next America: Two Dramas in Slow Motion
April 14, 2014Demographic transformations are dramas in slow motion. America is in the midst of two right now. Our population is becoming majority non-white at the same time a record share is going gray. Each of these shifts would by itself be the defining demographic story of its era. The fact that both are unfolding simultaneously has generated big generation gaps that will put stress on our politics, families, pocketbooks, entitlement programs and social cohesion.
The Growing Inequality In How America Saves For College
April 10, 2014A college education could be slipping beyond the grasp of low-income families, according to a survey revealing a growing inequality in how America saves for college. Figures released today show that while savings set aside for college have risen among American families as a whole, among low-income families they have dropped sharply.
Diverse conversations: School Diversity Program mirrors Workplace
February 18, 2014Business schools around the country are thinking about ways to implement programs that increase diversity on campus. Steve Reinemund, dean of the Wake Forest University School of Business, instituted the Corporate Fellowship program shortly after he arrived at the school in 2008, which helped the Master of Arts (MA) in Management program achieve the same kind of diversity found in today's workplace.