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“While I am encouraged by today’s decision to hold Mr. Floyd’s killer accountable, it does not change that he was murdered at the hands of a police officer, a fate prescribed to far too many Black people across the United States. relief that a just verdict was rendered is fleeting, at a time when racism continues unabated.”
Adler University President Raymond E. Crossman, Ph.D., addresses the recent killing of Adam Toledo and the need to act against systemic racism and police brutality, in a message to students, faculty, and staff.
The Center for Diversity and Inclusion and Academic Affairs selected Erica Wade-Ball, Ph.D., to serve as the University’s inaugural Diversity Faculty Fellow. The program provides faculty members with opportunities to develop and implement strategies and initiatives that improve the success of minoritized students, faculty, and staff.
Adler University’s Emergency Response Scholarship Fund has provided grants totaling nearly $1 million to support students experiencing financial hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Adler University has joined the American Council on Education and nearly 1,200 other institutions across the U.S. to support the federal Pell Grant program and to call for doubling the maximum award in a letter to Congress.
Adler University plans to return to the Chicago and Vancouver campuses for in-person instruction for fall 2021. This decision was made after careful consideration and with input from the University community and public health guidance.
Adler University President Raymond E. Crossman, Ph.D., addresses the rise in Anti-Asian violence and harassment happening across the U.S. and Canada, and shares resources to help support Asian Americans and Asian Canadians.
Marking the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 global pandemic and the University’s transition to remote learning across campuses, President Raymond E. Crossman, Ph.D., acknowledges the changes, challenges, and losses of the last year and commends the dedication of the Adler community.
For the next three years, five Adler University students in the Vancouver Campus Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) program will receive a continuing scholarship, thanks to a generous donation from Trustee Pamela Richardson and her husband, David.
As a global pandemic threatened lives and livelihoods, 2020 brought to light obstacles to social justice. Adler University was motivated by the breakthroughs and challenges of 2020 to deliver on our mission: educating our students to create a more just world.