She could not be deterred—not by slavery, not by illiteracy and certainly not by naysayers. Sojourner Truth was a woman of strong conviction who used the power of her words to stand up for women’s rights and combat slavery. In recognition of her contributions as a suffragist and abolitionist, a life-size bronze sculpture of Truth was unveiled Jan. 22 at UC San Diego.
After 25 years of successfully helping students, UC San Diego’s Sexual Assault and Violence Prevention Resource Center (SARC) is expanding its services to provide crisis intervention and advocacy to faculty and staff, in addition to students. The center has changed its name to CARE: Advocacy Office for Sexual and Gender-Based Violence and Misconduct.
Becky Petitt has been appointed as Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, effective March 23. She will serve as the lead senior executive responsible for providing a holistic and integrated vision on all major equity, diversity and inclusion efforts.