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Diversity Programming and Outreach for Academic Libraries by Robin Crumrin, Mindy Cooper, Kathleen Hanna

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Creating a Diversity Council

Abstract:

This chapter discusses how IUPUI reaffirmed its commitment to diversity following a report submitted by a student organization. The resulting mandate to campus units prompted IUPUI University Library to not only create its Diversity Council to oversee all diversity-related library initiatives, but to challenge itself and the library to exceed the campus administration’s expectations.

Key words

diversity council

charter

mission statement

strategic plan

university library

IUPUI

Black Student Union

diversity cabinet

Yale University

Georgia State University

Call for diversity as a priority at IUPUI

As discussed in the previous chapter, the work of academic librarians, including those at IUPUI University ...

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