Inside Bryn Mawr

Retirement Celebration for Florence Goff

Posted May 12, 2011
photo of Florence Goff

Florence Goff, the College’s Associate Chief Information Officer and Equal Opportunity Officer, will retire this spring after decades of service to the College. Members of the campus community are invited to a reception in her honor on Thursday, May 19, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Wyndham Alumnae House. Goff’s impact on the College has […]

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 […]

Students, Faculty, and Staff Invited to Audition for Play

Posted February 4, 2010

Open auditions are being held for Restless, A reflection on the intersections of race, class, and gender within the Bryn Mawr College community. Commissioned by the Diversity Leadership Group and funded by the Vickers Fund for Diversity and Social Change, the play is written by seniors Lily Mengesha and Nithya Vasudevan, who co-founded the student […]