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Mercer’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives has started a weekly podcast to foster “powerful conversations about diversity at Mercer University.” Photo provided by Ansley Booker

Office of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives starting important conversations through new podcast

Nadia Pressley, News Editor April 22, 2021

Mercer’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives has started a weekly podcast to foster “powerful conversations about diversity at Mercer University.” The podcast airs every Monday with...

The statue of Jesse Mercer, the founder and first president of the university, in the heart of campus.

Mercer to erect new statue celebrating diversity

Michael Mallard, Contributing Writer March 11, 2021
In June 2020, the University’s Board of Trustees approved a proposal to install a sculpture at the heart of campus to commemorate Mercer’s racial integration in 1963 and to promote the institution’s commitment to diversity today, according to a press release.
The Great Books program is one of the two general education tracks for students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Great Books program implements three-year diversity plan 

Mandi DeLong, Contributing Writer September 25, 2020
The new director of the Great Books program, Charlotte Thomas,  is working on a three-year plan to incorporate more works written by female authors and authors of color into the Great Books curriculum.
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