Diversity, Inclusion & Respect

An Update to the ACS Guidelines

The ACS Approval Program recognizes the importance of diversity, inclusion, and respect and aims to provide students with equitable access to an excellent undergraduate chemistry education.

On July 21st, ACS Education and the Committee for Professional Training held a department chair discussion focused on a newly proposed section of the ACS Guidelines related to diversity, inclusion, and respect. The session featured a keynote address by Rigoberto Hernandez, the Gompf Family Profession in the Department of Chemistry at Johns Hopkins University and Director of OXIDE (Open Chemistry Collaborative in Diversity Equity).

Access the meeting summary and keynote address.

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