Northwestern plans to quadruple safe spaces for black students, conduct ‘cultural audit’

black-students-safe-daniel_m_ernst-shutterstock

The task force recommends increasing the number of black students – by giving them more attractive financial-aid packages – and “relentless[ly]” recruiting black faculty and giving them “research opportunities.”

Perhaps most important for black social life, the report recommends the designation of three more black-focused spaces on campus for both “large social events” and “more intimate gatherings,” because not everyone feels welcome at the Black House.

Share