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Category: inclusion

Standing in Solidarity with the Asian Community

The Lausanne community is horrified by the events in Atlanta earlier this week. The shooting of multiple Asian American women on Tuesday is the most prominent example of the rising level of violence and discrimination directed against the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. As a community committed to empowering students to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect, we stand in solidarity wit... Read More
at Thursday, March 18, 2021

Diversity And Inclusion Task Force Members

Lausanne recently announced the members that Diversity And Inclusion Task Force. The Task Force is comprised of current students, alumni, parents and faculty and staff. These members will work with their constituency groups to ensure that the task force hears from all members of our community. Beginning this month, members of the task force will meet on a regular basis to facilitate further discussion throughout the community, make recommendations and guide change. As we move forward, we wi... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Chris Jordan Named Dean Of Student Affairs And Inclusion

Chris Jordan has been named the Upper School Dean of Student Affairs and Inclusion. In this newly created position, Mr. Jordan will provide guidance and perspective with an emphasis on diversity, inclusion and the student experience in Upper School. "I'm honored to serve the students and extremely grateful and excited to take on this new role," Mr. Jordan said. "Being in this position will allow me to provide additional levels of support while being able to contribu... Read More
at Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Chris Jordan - Upper School Dean For Student Affairs and Inclusion

In moving forward and addressing questions regarding inclusion with intentionality and purpose, we have created the position of Upper School Dean for Student Affairs and Inclusion. We are delighted to share with you that Chris Jordan has accepted the new role. The Upper School Dean for Student Affairs and Inclusion and provides leadership and perspective on student experience, diversity and inclusion in the Upper School. Working to facilitate a climate of respect across... Read More
at Tuesday, June 16, 2020

To Our Lausanne Community

My words of reflection on commencement in yesterday’s eNews did not mention the frustrations and anger we are all feeling regarding the George Floyd murder, and the systemic racism that persists in our culture and everyday lives. This was a naïve misstep. I sincerely and profusely apologize for it.  I hear you and feel your anger and frustration. Please know that I join with you and our entire community to grieve over the recent killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Bre... Read More
Posted by Drew Smith at Thursday, June 4, 2020