Diversity: Blog

MLK Day 2021 Celebration

   Campus Announcements | Posted on January 15, 2021
“I propose that you, Mr. President, declare [a] state of moral emergency … The hour calls for high moral grandeur and spiritual audacity.” —Rabbi Abraham Heschel These words are the... read more

Holiday Invitation to Honor and Value Diversity

   Diversity: Blog | Posted on November 17, 2020
Nov. 17, 2020 Dear friends, What a year 2020 has been! As we near the end of our fall semester here at Andrews University, I wanted to pause and take... read more

Celebrating Filipino American History Month

   Diversity: Blog | Posted on October 7, 2020
Image credit: Miti | Unsplash Friends, In 1992, the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) first introduced October as Filipino American History Month with a resolution from the FANHS National Board... read more

Civility and Political Speech at Andrews

   Diversity: Blog | Posted on September 23, 2020
Friends, With just about five weeks left until the upcoming U.S. November 2020 elections, I thought it would be good to provide a specific framework of best practices, and some context for political activity... read more

2020 Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

   Diversity: Blog | Posted on September 14, 2020
Friends, For more than three decades, beginning in 1988, Americans have observed National Hispanic Heritage Month during the 30-day period of Sept. 15–Oct. 15. In particular, Sept. 15 holds a... read more

March on Washington Commemoration

   Diversity: Blog | Posted on August 28, 2020
Image credit: Everett Collection/Shutterstock.com March on Washington Commemoration: The Importance of Voting Dear friends: Earlier this week I shared information regarding the 100th anniversary of the 19th... read more

100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

   Diversity: Blog | Posted on August 26, 2020
Image credit: Mary Long/Shutterstock.com Dear friends, Today I wanted to take a moment to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which granted many women... read more

Juneteenth (also known as June 19th), 2020

   Diversity: Blog | Posted on June 19, 2020
Juneteenth (also known as June 19th), 2020 Friends, Over the past few weeks I have been asked many times how the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Armaud... read more