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Community centers: Who gets funded?

In June 2017, following the departure of Associate Vice Provost for Community Engagement and Diversity Nicole Taylor ’90, what was previously a unified unit of seven campus community centers under her lead was disassociated and replaced with an interim structure grouping some, but not all community centers. For community center advocates, that structural shift added to ongoing challenges in obtaining funds to meet centers’ needs 10 years after recession-era budget cuts.

Community centers: a long struggle for resources

Community centers’ push for increased resources – a perennial issue raised by student groups and representatives – has a long history. Challenges over the years range from a lack of professional staff and space for student groups to the threat of budget cuts affecting hours of operation and programming. This has led to a cycle of activism among students who hope to maintain and grow the community centers.

Letter from Vice Provost for Student Affairs, Dean for Religious Life on GSB hate crime

We write to denounce in strongest possible terms the recent incursion of hateful speech into our campus community. Last Saturday, a public safety officer discovered a swastika drawn on a pillar of the Graduate School of Business campus. Echoing President Marc Tessier- Lavigne’s statement and a message to the GSB community from Dean Jonathan Levin, we condemn…