Climate Survey gauges student satisfaction

By: Tatum Hunter ~Editor-in-Chief~ As the university launches its annual March Gladness fundraising campaign, a new survey will assess just how #GladXavier students actually are. The most thorough Climate Survey the university has ever offered will become available on March 1. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to take the survey to provide insight on the state of the Xavier community. Xavier partnered with an outside consulting company, Rankin & Associates, to formulate the survey and tailor it to this campus. The consultant will analyze the data gathered and offer multiple presentations of its findings on campus in the fall. These … Continue reading Climate Survey gauges student satisfaction

Xavier discusses white identity

By: Micah Price ~Staff Writer~ What is white privilege? Where does it come from? Why is it necessary to talk about? These questions were explored by Xavier students and faculty on Jan. 31 during the Center for Diversity and Inclusion’s I.D. Series event, “Becoming White: A Critically Important Conversation.” The event’s panel consisted of Dr. Molly Keehn and Dr. Ben Neale. They are professionals in the fields of social justice education and statistical genetics, respectively, who explored their identities as white people and what the phrase “white privilege” means in the context of today’s society. Neale spoke about growing up, … Continue reading Xavier discusses white identity