The University of the South is one of more than 60 inaugural members of the Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance (LACRELA).

LACRELA Resources

Below are links to the 2021 LACRELA sessions:

Leading Productive Conversations About Racism (February 17, 2021)

Fostering and Sustaining Inclusive Classrooms for Students of Color (March 3, 2021)

Accountability and Incentives for Advancing Racial Equity (April 5, 2021)

Confronting Explicit Acts of Racism and Racial Violence on Campus (May 25, 2021)

Disaggregating Data to Identify Racial Inequities (June 22, 2021)

Recovering from COVID-19 Racial Inequities (July 15, 2021)

Teaching the Truth About Slavery and America’s Racial History (August 25, 2021)

Strategically Hiring Faculty of Color (September 16, 2021)

Supporting and Retaining Faculty of Color (October 4, 2021)

Recruiting and Strategically Diversifying Staff at All Levels (November 9, 2021)

Creating Equitable Pathways to Leadership Roles for Employees of Color (December 8, 2021)


Below are links to the 2022 LACRELA sessions:

Meaningfully Integrating Racial Topics Across the Curriculum (January 24, 2022)

Board Strategies to Achieve Racial Equity (February 22, 2022)

Centering Racial Equity in Your Student Success Agenda (March 22, 2022)

Chief Diversity Officer's Role in Advancing Racial Equity (April 19, 2022)

Classroom Incivility and Productive Conversations About Race (May 24, 2022)

Reducing Implicit Bias in the Search and Hiring Process (June 10, 2022)

Race Conscious Enrollment Management (July 12, 2022)

Communicating Institutional Progress on Racial Equity Goals (August 16, 2022)

Dismantling Persistent Racial Equity Problems in Stem (September 16, 2022)

Making Racial Equity Data Transparent (October 21, 2022)

Understanding Campus Unrest and Responding to Student Protest (November 15, 2022)

Using Assessment and Evaluation to Improve Campus Racial Climates (December 6, 2022)


The planned 2023 LACRELA sessions are listed below:

Managing and Resolving Racial Tensions in the Workplace (January 24, 2023)