"We owe it to the world to imagine together how our strengths can intersect more profoundly and more efficiently to help us realize our full potential. As a result, I am sure new strengths will emerge."
"Recognizing the importance an in-person, vibrant campus community has for students, we are working hard toward a January reopening of on-campus living and classes, while closely monitoring all health and safety trends. ."
The 2020 President’s Report details the complexities and challenges we faced over the past year, as well as the accomplishments and progress we made in FY20. The report also outlines how justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion, coupled with our Adaptive Strategy ARCADIA2025, will chart our path forward as we create a university for the future.
At the installation ceremony on Oct. 13, 2018, Dr. Nair delivered his inaugural address to the Arcadia community, highlighting challenges facing liberal arts education, how to meet the educational needs of al students, and redefining what higher education means.
From June 7 to 12, President Nair released the first video of his 8:46 Reflections, a series of videos totaling 8 minutes and 46 seconds that attempt to "open up the seemingly impossible conversations related to anti-Black racism." The raw and candid series explored how colleges can shift the paradigm in combating racism, what it means to be anti-racist, how those with white privilege can show up for racial justice, and how we can keep the momentum going to create lasting change.