In April, The Ketchum Library at the University of New England hosted a Make Shift Coffee House on the topic of race. Make Shift Coffee Houses are moderated community conversations that aim to draw out a variety of perspectives in a coffee house setting. According to 2016 census data the population of Maine is 94.8% white. Maine is the second whitest state in the nation behind Vermont. Enrollment at UNE mirrors these trends with a faculty that is 90.61% white and a student body that is 68.5% white. Undergrads are 87.5% white. How does this impact a campus environment?
Track: Diversity and Inclusion and Community