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Adler University recognizes September 30th as the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a day to remember and honour the lost children and survivors of residential schools, their families, and communities. It is also known as Orange Shirt Day and is recognized annually. Canadians are called to reflect on more than 150 years of […]
This month, Adler University celebrates the heritage, independence and contributions of those from more than twenty Spanish-speaking countries including Mexico and those in the Caribbean and Central and South America during Latin, Latinx, Hispanic Heritage Month. We recognize Latin, Latinx, Hispanic Heritage Month during a 30-day period because many Latin America countries celebrate the anniversary […]
Joy MacPhail, chair of the Adler University Board of Trustees, was honored this week as one of Business in Vancouver’s (BIV) 500 influential business leaders in British Columbia. She is among 13 recipients in the “Living Legends” category, and one of two women who have achieved the title this year. BC500 recognizes leaders who have […]
Kevin Osten-Garner, Psy.D., Executive Director of Adler Community Health Services, will join the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages.
Adler University has joined the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration, the American Business Immigration Coalition, and more than 400 higher education, business, faith, and civic leaders across the U.S. in a letter to Senate Leaders Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell urging support for the DREAM Act of 2021.
Adler University President Raymond E. Crossman, Ph.D. is a founding member of the LGTBQ Presidents in Higher Education, an organization committed to advocacy for the rights of LGBTQ people, inside and outside of the of higher ed. He joined the organization’s LGBTQ Leadership institute this summer and chaired the panel discussion on LGBTQ Leadership in Higher Education on June 18.
Adler University celebrates the accomplishments of our alumni and the impactful work they are doing as socially responsible practitioners. Here are some of their recent accomplishments.
Executive Dean of the Vancouver Campus Brad O’Hara, Ph.D., addresses the finding of children’s remains in an unmarked grave at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia and discusses the need to to do more to address this history of injustice and its legacy, in a message to Vancouver Campus students, faculty, and staff.
Adler University has received a generous $369,000 gift from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the initiatives of the Illinois Coalition for Higher Education in Prison (IL-CHEP) over the next two years. The Institute on Public Safety and Social Justice (IPSSJ) will help the coalition build capacity and advance its initiatives to expand access to higher education in prison.
Kyra Lobbins joins Adler University in the role of Chief of Staff on May 17, bringing years of experience in higher education and leadership to the role.