Results of an external review and investigation into handling of safety and racist/bias incidents show that the majority of cases were handled appropriately, but communication between offices can be improved.
Racist and Bias Incident Response Team
Announcing the launch of the Presidential Commission on Equity and Belonging.
We know we can only make meaningful change when we work together, and we are committed to being part of making the University of Utah a better place.
The university strongly condemns racist and bias incidents.
Racist and hateful behavior on our campus is an offense to our entire community.
The Racist and Bias Incident Response Team oversees university protocols, programs and processes to provide appropriate and calculated responses to incidents involving bias and racism at the university.
The Office of the Chief Safety Officer has a new liaison to coordinate community engagement initiatives with organizations across campus.
The incident took place on December 1, 2020.
The meeting organizers ended the meeting about 30-40 seconds after the “bombing” began.
The team is working to streamline reporting, tracking, response and communication efforts to address racist and bias incidents on campus.