Category: Administration

Emory University joins Race to Zero, Climate Leadership Network

Emory University President Gregory Fenves signed onto the Race to Zero global climate campaign and placed the University in the Climate Leadership Network (CLN) on Oct. 3 after he and Associate Vice President of Sustainability Ciannat Howett met with members of the Emory Climate Coalition to discuss the University’s next steps in combating climate change.  [...]

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New provost says he will prioritize diversity, ‘student flourishing’

Emory’s new provost has served in virtually every academic position possible.  Most recently the dean of Duke University’s (N.C.) Pratt School of Engineering, Ravi Bellamkonda began as a professor at Case Western Reserve University (Ohio). He then moved to the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University in 2003, where he eventually became the chair [...]

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Emory issues land acknowledgement ahead of symposium, Indigenous People’s Day

The Board of Trustees approved a statement on Sept. 27 acknowledging the Muscogee (Creek) people who lived on the land where Emory University’s Oxford and Atlanta campuses stand today and the displacement of these people in 1821, 15 years before the University’s founding.  “We recognize the sustained oppression, land dispossession, and involuntary removals of the [...]

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