To be most effective in meeting the needs of Stanford’s diverse populations, the university needs a clear picture of the campus community. Provost Persis Drell has asked that faculty and staff members update or confirm their race and ethnicity information in Axess by Jan. 15.
“One of our most important university-wide goals is to promote diversity and inclusion. We want to ensure that a diversity of cultures, races and ethnicities, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, beliefs, abilities, backgrounds, and identities is thriving at Stanford and that diversity of thought, experience, and approach is represented in all aspects of our education and research mission,” said Drell.
“By understanding how each of us identifies, we are able to improve transparency about who we are and monitor our progress toward all forms of equality, including racial equality.”
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