Past Institutional Diversity Efforts

Suffolk made several important institutional efforts to implement a University-wide diversity plan before the Diversity Task Force was formed in 2016. These select documents reflect these initiatives.

Suffolk Firsts and Notable Graduates

1940s

Suffolk founder's commitment to diversity, as detailed in a draft speech (1946)

1970s

Report on the Committee on the Status of Women at Suffolk University (1975)

1990s

"Cultural Diversity Conference Considers Goals" The Sun: The Suffolk University Newsletter (October 1992)—summary of a two-day summit moderated by the president's assistant and the director of multicultural affairs

Diversity Training Materials (April 1993)

"President's Statement on Diversity Policy" The Sun: The Suffolk University Newsletter (February 1994)

"Suffolk University Rebuilding a Diverse Community" (February, 1996)—recommendations for policy implementation

2000s

"Infusion of Inclusion" Suffolk University Magazine (Winter 2014)—interview with the first chief inclusion and diversity officer, Nicole Price