The President's Advisory Council on Race identified four key focus areas for their university-wide assessment and recommendations: Recruitment, Hiring, and Retention (faculty & staff); Recruitment and Retention (students); Curriculum and Teaching; and Community.
Using this structure, the President's Advisory Council on Race members worked in four subgroups to address each focus area in detail.
Faculty and Staff Recruitment, Hiring and Retention:
Student Recruitment, Admissions, Retention and Graduation:
Curriculum and Teaching:
Subgroup members used the following approach to guide their work:
To guide the university's implementation efforts of the President's Advisory Council on Race's recommendations, a steering committee and seven subcommittees were formed and charged with:
On June 1, 2022, the Implementation Committee released their final report—a pathway to supporting and amplifying equity in UB's research, teaching, education and engagement with the broader region.