Day of Collective Action

Final spring semester update from PCEB co-chairs Mary Ann Villarreal and Lori McDonald

Our team will provide updates on our continued work throughout the summer so that we can all hold each other accountable and celebrate the wins along the way.


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A progress update from PCEB

We will continue to report to you on the progress and efforts to foster a campus community where everyone can thrive.


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A message from PCEB co-chairs, Mary Ann Villarreal and Lori McDonald

We look forward to the coming work and to 2023’s Day of Collective Action. 


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Employee Orientation and Onboarding

Key takeaways from the Day of Collection Action session titled, “Employee Orientation and Onboarding.”


President Randall stands at a podium speaking at the Spence and Cleone Eccles Scholarship Box. photo shows some of members of the crowd sitting at round tables with white and red table cloths.

Day of Collective Action overview

Some key takeaways from the U’s inaugural Day of Collective Action.


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Employee Pathway: Recruitment, Retention, Exit

Key takeaways from the Day of Collection Action session titled, “Employee Pathway: Recruitment, Retention, Exit.”


Dr. Christopher Whitt talking about Anti-Black Racism with senior U leadership the University of Utah's Day of Collective Action

Origins of U.S. anti-Blackness linger

Members of the U community and administration were painted a picture of what it’s like to be Black in higher education and society.


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Indigenizing the U

The learning and action necessary to Indigenize the U.


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Day of Collective Action

How you can participate in the U’s Day of Collective Action on March 22.


aerial photo of the University of Utah and University of Utah Health campuses with the Wasatch Mountains in the background on a blue sky day. Words above the mountains read, "Day of Collective Action, March 22, 2022."

Collective EDI efforts

An update from the President’s Commission on Equity and Belonging on Day of Collective Action and more.