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ACTION: Racial Justice and Equity, March 2023

March 2023 - Volume 1, Issue 2

Action - Racial Justice and Equity at Bridgewater State University is meant to update the community about BSU's efforts and progress on these extremely important issues.


Publisher's Welcome with Dr. Karim Ismaili

Dr. Karim Ismaili, executive vice president and provost discusses the importance of continuing work on racial justice and equity at BSU.

"The stories below detail just some of the many ongoing efforts to transform the university, and we can all share in the pride of all that has been accomplished. However, it is also clear that more can and needs to be done, both on our campus and in our society. "

Read Dr. Ismaili's full letter »

Featured Stories

3 BSU female students of color smiling facing the camera with their arms around each other
A compendium of updates on the task force’s recommendations.
An orientation leader shaking hands with a new student
Expanded orientation makes campus more welcoming for all incoming students
Undergrad Research chemistry student in the lab
Changes in undergraduate research program increase diversity and promote equity
Burnell Hall Renovation Rendering External Entrance
Capital Planning puts focus on creating equitable spaces
4 BSU students sitting on a blanket on the quad in front of Boyden Hall having a conversation
Racial Equity and Justice Institute brings together more than 38 campuses focused on racial equity
University’s initiatives earn support of anonymous donor
Action: Racial Justice and Equity at BSU

Action: Racial Justice and Equity at BSU is designed to provide tangible examples of how the university is working to advance the cause of racial justice and equity through its commitment to implementing the recommendations from the Special Presidential Task Force on Racial Justice. This e-magazine is distributed by the Division of Marketing and Communications. Questions or story ideas about racial justice and equity at BSU? Email