Community Conversations & Collaborations

Announcing TIDE Grant Awards

The Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity is pleased to announce the following Towards Greater Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity (TIDE) grant awards. We were thrilled to receive a large number of proposals this round, an indication of the broad commitment to building and sustaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Continue reading »

Towards Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Grants

The Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity continues its new funding initiative for members of the college community: the Towards Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (TIDE) grant program. This program is designed to infuse inclusion, diversity, and equity into all aspects of our campus community. By supporting the community through these… Continue reading »

Towards Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Grants

The Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity wishes to announce a new funding opportunity for members of the college community: the Towards Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (TIDE) grant program. This program is designed to infuse inclusion, diversity, and equity into all aspects of our campus community. Continue reading »

Cecilia Del Cid, Amy Johns, and Mike Evans present on Building Relationships Between Sustainability Offices and Diversity Offices

On October 3, 2018, Cecilia Del Cid, Assistant Director of the Davis Center, Amy Johns, Director of the Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives, and Mike Evans, Assistant Director of the Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives, presented, Building Relationships Between Sustainability Offices and Diversity Offices, at the Association for the Advancement… Continue reading »

Become a 2018-2019 Public Humanities Fellow!

Public Humanities Fellows work with Anne Valk, Associate Director for Public Humanities, to research, document and plan activities to commemorate the history of student activism at Williams. This year fellows will use materials from the Williams College Archives to create a tour of campus sites associated with student activism. Up… Continue reading »

Williams Hosts Mini Symposium on Access and Inclusion in STEM

On July 8-10 Williams hosted doctoral and post-doctoral scholars from groups historically underrepresented in the STEM plus fields at the college’s first STEM mini-symposium. Over the course of the symposium, scholars attended panels about teaching and research at a liberal arts college and the job application process and had conversations… Continue reading »

Students Travel to New York City for Arts and Culture Tour

The Davis Center was pleased to invite 20 Williams students on a cultural excursion to New York City, March 17, 2018-March 19, 2018.  This year’s theme, “Examining Power, Privilege, and Identity Through Art”, aimed to engage participants in dialogue on the ways societal infrastructures frame people’s existence.  We observed themes… Continue reading »

February 1 is Claiming Williams Day: Stand With Us Now

On February 1, 2018 Claiming Williams Day will invite the college community to Stand with Us Now — to come together to consider ways to support each other across the differences — racial, religious, national origin, gender, political, ethnic, economic, etc. — that strengthen the community. Throughout the day, there… Continue reading »

Athletes Discuss Social Identity on Campus

During Winter Study, members of the Cross Country team and the Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) discussed social identity on campus. The discussions focused on various visible and invisible identity markers and categories and encouraged athletes to get to know each other, acknowledge power dynamics, think about the range of… Continue reading »

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