Inside Bryn Mawr

Diversity Council Seeking Staff Representatives

Posted September 11, 2014

The following email was sent to staff by Director of Diversity, Social Justice, and Inclusion Stephanie Nixon on Thursday, Sept. 3. Please consider joining the Diversity Council for 2014-2015. The College’s Diversity Council  The Diversity Council supports the mission of the Diversity Leadership Group (DLG) and that of the College as both a ‘think tank’ […]

Yearlong “Class Dismissed?” Initiative Aims to Spark Discussion of Socioeconomic Class on Campus

Posted March 3, 2011
poster for film screening associated with the "Class Dismissed" initiative

A college education is widely regarded as a mark of socioeconomic status. Yet in an environment where that education takes place, class differences are seldom a topic of  conversation, according to a survey of Bryn Mawr’s campus community. Class differences, the survey found, were more likely than any other aspect of social identity to inspire […]

Diversity Leadership Group Calls for Proposals for Project to Further Dialogue About Class

Posted February 24, 2011

Update: The deadline for submissions has been extended until 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 17. Recently (in 2009), Bryn Mawr College presented the findings from a 2008 campus climate assessment, surveying students, faculty, and staff about their experiences and perceptions related to issues of gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, and social class. Among the findings, higher […]