The current climate of the events of last week, what is clear is that is there is a desire amongst faculty and students to have dialogue and support.
Please make sure that your faculty and students know about these resources available on campus.
See Something, Say Something: https://police.louisiana.edu/crime-information/see-something-say-something
The University is your home while you're a student here and, like any family, we all have to pull together to make it the best place it can be.
Sign up for Emergency Alerts: http://safety.louisiana.edu/resource-center/emergency-notification-syste...
The University's Emergency Notification System is designed to provide immediate alerts for emergencies and threats on campus. All students and employees must opt in to the Emergency Notification System to receive the messages.
Rave Guardian Campus Safety App: https://www.ravemobilesafety.com/rave-guardian/
The Rave Guardian mobile phone app enhances safety on campus through real-time interactive features that create a virtual safety network of friends, family, and Campus Safety is available for Apple and Android devices and can be downloaded from the appropriate app store.
Students of Concern: http://studentaffairs.louisiana.edu/dean-students/faculty-staff
SOCT is a campus resource dedicated to assisting students who may be in distress or experiencing challenging or difficult life circumstances. The SOCT also provides consultation and intervention when students exhibit aggressive, concerning or disruptive behaviors. The SOCT receives information from concerned parties regarding students who may be exhibiting worrisome, disturbing, or disruptive behaviors.
Office for Campus Diversity: http://diversity.louisiana.edu
Courageous Conversations: These roundtable discussions for groups of faculty, staff and graduate students provide an opportunity to learn and share your own best practices for engaging diversity and inclusion, both inside and outside the classroom.
Student Organizations that Support Diversity on Campus:
The Office of Student Engagement and Leadership supports a number of student organizations that promote diversity on campus, a complete list of student organizations is available at http://getinvolved.louisiana.edu/student-organizations
Counseling and Testing Center: http://counselingandtesting.louisiana.edu
The Counseling and Testing Center provides personal counseling, crisis intervention, and short-term psychotherapy for individuals, couples, families, and groups. Consultation services and workshops are available to student groups, faculty, and staff.
International Affairs: http://oia.louisiana.edu/sites/internationalaffairs/files/International%...
The University has approximately 700 international students from 82 countries that are part of the University community.
American Association of State Colleges and Universities; Campus Conversations Toolkit: http://aascu.org/programs/ADP/publications/CampusToolkit/
Using the news as a means of dialogue, education, and reflection, this is a program developed by the American Democracy Project.
100 People Foundation; A World Portrait: A Global Education Toolbox: http://www.100people.org/index.php
The 100 People Foundation helps students to better understand the complex issues facing our planet and the resources we share.
American Association of Colleges and Universities; Academic Freedom and Educational Responsibility: https://www.aacu.org/about/statements/academic-freedom
The AAC&U Board of Directors issued a statement on academic freedom and educational responsibility.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation; Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation: https://www.wkkf.org/what-we-do/racial-equity/truth-racial-healing-trans...
The Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation is an ongoing initiative to bring together nonprofit, social justice, corporate, government, religious and community leaders to authentically explore and expose current racial realities, related historic patterns, as well as short- and long-term strategies for meaningful change.
American Association of Colleges and Universities; Step Up & Lead for Equity: What Higher Education Can Do to Reverse Deepening Divides: https://www.aacu.org/publications/step-up-and-lead
To effectively educate today’s students, higher education must focus more urgently on equity—and on bringing together what we know about closing achievement gaps and advancing high-quality learning outcomes for all students.