Taylor, a Baptist minister, began by extending his lecture on community building to those outside of the Christian community. He then reflected on the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., emphasizing his commitment to building a community rooted in faith and love and commenting on how to utilize that lesson in current times.
In the statement, Glaser and Chigas highlighted the reasons for the decision and the future of Chinese language and culture learning at Tufts, noting that moving on from the CITU will allow the university to expand its relationship with BNU. Others interviewed expressed relief at the decision and explained the dangers of the institutes on college campuses.
With this year’s theme, “Welcoming All Voices: Global Perspectives on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice,” the month is intended to celebrate Tufts’ global engagement, advance the school's commitment to global learning and exchange and promote connections across schools on global issues.
The Rev. Elyse Nelson Winger assumed her role as university chaplain on Oct. 1, 2020. She has used her position to connect with various members of the Tufts community while committing to anti-racist action and addressing issues of social justice, according to students on campus.