In response to the college’s Commission on Race and Slavery Reportthe Board of Trustees created two special committees of the board: the Special Committee on Commemoration and the Special Committee on Acknowledgment and Naming.

Alison Hall Mauzé '84, Chair of the Board of Trustees

Commemoration Committee

The Special Committee on Commemoration has been asked to recommend a visible and appropriate commemoration to honor the contributions of enslaved people and others whose labor was exploited.

Read more about the Special Committee on Commemoration

Acknowledgment and Naming Committee

The Special Committee on Acknowledgment and Naming is charged with developing a process and policies that will guide how the college names major buildings, spaces, funds and campus programs.

Read more about the Special Committee on Acknowledgment and Naming


We look forward to engaging the community in aspects of this work and will circulate details as those opportunities become available. If you would like to stay up to date on the work of the committee(s) by adding your name to our mailing list, or if you have other questions, please use this form or email