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Weber State to axe Black, Latino, other cultural centers to comply with new diversity law

Posted on AllSides June 9th, 2024
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OGDEN — Weber State University will eliminate seven cultural centers geared to varied segments of the campus — including Black, Latino, female and LGBTQ students — to comply with the new Utah law targeting diversity initiatives at public universities. Parallel to that, the university will create a Student Success Center that will provide services to students who need extra help without regard to personal identifiers like race, sexual orientation and ethnicity. "We are removing all identity-based centers that don't have federal legislation involved," said Jessica Oyler, vice president of the...

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