UGA Presidential Task Force on

Race, Ethnicity, and Community

The Presidential Task Force on Race, Ethnicity, and Community is examining issues related to race, ethnicity, and community at the University of Georgia, with the goal of developing concrete recommendations that can be implemented during the coming academic year to improve the campus culture and strengthen the learning environment at UGA.

Race, Ethnicity, and Community

The Presidential Task Force on Race, Ethnicity, and Community is examining issues related to race, ethnicity, and community at the University of Georgia, with the goal of developing concrete recommendations that can be implemented during the coming academic year to improve the campus culture and strengthen the learning environment at UGA.

The Charge to the Task Force


The task force has been charged with developing initiatives and actions that UGA can take to foster a more welcoming and supportive learning environment for Black and other underrepresented members of our campus community.

UGA President Jere Morehead has committed $1 million of private resources from the UGA Athletic Association that has been designated for institutional initiatives to implement promising ideas developed by the task force.

Specifically, the task force will consider strategies:

Build Community

Build community on campus

Elevate People

Elevate faculty, staff, and student recruitment and retention efforts

Develop Leaders

Expand training and leadership development opportunities

Increase Funding

Increase fundraising
in support of diversity and inclusion

Engage Alumni

Grow alumni engagement

Timeline

August 2020

The task force initiated its work.

December 2020

Final recommendations are due to President Morehead for consideration. Accepted recommendations are intended to be actionable during the current academic year.

Share Your Ideas

We welcome your ideas to improve our campus culture and strengthen our learning environment related to race, ethnicity, and community. We encourage you to Share Your Ideas by completing the online form. This form can be used anonymously and all actionable ideas will be shared with the Task Force for review and consideration.

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Please reach out to us with any questions.

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