Racial Equity Advisory Council Year 1 Update
June 15, 2022
The Racial Equity Advisory Council (REAC) and its subcommittees have issued an update on their efforts over the past year to advance racial equity at Duke. Explore each subcommittee below to see the progress that has been made and the steps still to be taken.
Using data to identify gaps in policy and practices, and informing educational and training opportunities that support equity at Duke.
Examining how Duke engages in racial equity work through the academic curriculum and instruction, as well as how to support units to improve climate through learning.
Working to increase transparency and engagement related to race and equity work on campus by increasing efforts to inform and involve each member of the community.
Examining the capacity and structural support for strategic initiatives and reviewing institutional policies and practices that address equity.
We are committed today and throughout the future of Duke to addressing systemic racism on our campus and setting an example for our nation and the world.
Our efforts will need to be focused and sustained, with clear goals and transparency as we work toward them. Going forward, this website will be a central repository of information about our anti-racism work, including data regularly collected and publicized to monitor our progress, details of new and ongoing programs, research highlights, and educational and training materials for wider use across the Duke community.
Explore the results from the 2021 Duke Campus Climate Survey and learn more about the Racial Equity Advisory Council (REAC) created to increase support for efforts to address findings of the survey.
May 4, 2022
The Office of the Provost announces 18 faculty grantees for racial equity research to be funded in Academic Year 2022-23.
April 29, 2022
Duke University and Duke Black Alumni (DBA) host the first national conference of the Black Alumni Collective.
Race Still Influences Leadership Perceptions, Duke Research Finds
March 16, 2023
Bolch Institute Honors the Rescue of Afghan Women Judges
March 9, 2023
Beyond the Checkboxes: On Being Multiracial
March 8, 2023
Women’s History Month: Spotlighting Women in Roles Historically Held by Men
March 6, 2023
Duke DJ: Celebrating Black Musicians
February 28, 2023
Sexual and/or Gender Minority Wellness Symposium
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 12:00am
The Growing Use of Al in the Judicial System
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 12:30pm
Unity through Diversity (UTD): Center for Multicultural Affairs' 50th Anniversary Celebration
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 6:00pm
Lunch and Learn: Environmental Health and Justice: Example of a University-Community Partnership and Learning platform in Eastern Coastal NC
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 12:00pm
Early Childhood Initiative Lecture featuring Shantel E. Meek
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 1:00pm
We must be clear about our goals and ensure that anti-racism and equity remain long-term priorities for Duke, woven carefully into every aspect of our institutional strategy and culture.
By documenting our actions, we will be transparent and honest about the progress we’ve made and the work that still needs to be done.
We recognize and amplify the experiences and expertise at Duke to better understand the issues facing members of our community today.