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Diversity and Inclusion

In the Moment with Frank Wu: Confronting Anti-Asian Racism

May 12, 2021 at 7:00pm8:00pm EDT

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Join us for this virtual session with Frank Wu, President of Queens College, City University of New York, as well as other members of our campus community. The session will address the lived experiences of anti-Asian hate and bias, explore the historical context, while examining actionable steps for social change.

Frank H. Wu serves as the eleventh President of Queens College. Prior to joining the City University of New York (CUNY) system, Frank served as Chancellor & Dean, and then William L. Prosser Distinguished Professor at University of California Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. He was a member of the faculty at Howard University, the nation’s leading historically black college/university (HBCU), for a decade. He was appointed by the federal Department of Education during the Obama administration to its National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI). He was a Trustee of Gallaudet University and of Deep Springs College. He received a B.A. from the Johns Hopkins University and a J.D. with honors from the University of Michigan.

Wu recently served on an Independent Advisory Panel responsible for engaging with the campus community and providing advice to the Board of Trustees Special Committee on University Climate, Diversity and Inclusion in developing recommendations regarding programs, policies and initiatives designed to foster and strengthen diversity and inclusion at Syracuse University.

Co-sponsored by the Center for International Services, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and Office of Multicultural Affairs.  American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation and live captioning will be provided.  For questions or to request additional accommodations, please contact Huey Hsiao at


This event was first published on April 15, 2021 and last updated on April 19, 2021.

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