Envisioning an Ideal Departmental Community

February 10, 2021 Brianne Gutmann 1

At the 2020 Access Assembly, a subset of attendees formed a semester-long working group to discuss how departments can hold themselves accountable in creating equitable learning and research environments. This group met regularly to articulate their vision for an “ideal” departmental community, and through an asynchronous and anonymized process, invited Access members and alumni to contribute their ideas as well. Ten distinct individuals submitted one or more characteristics of their ideal department. The working group Read More