The four teams running for president and vice president of the Undergraduate Government of Boston College convened on a Zoom webinar Monday night for the UGBC Diversity and Inclusion debate, one week after officially kicking off their campaigns.
Amaka Nnaeto, MCAS ’20, was elected the new Director of Diversity and Inclusion for the Undergraduate Government of Boston College on Monday night.
UGBC hosted a debate between the two teams of presidential candidates that focused on issues of diversity and inclusion on Wednesday.
Taraun Frontis stepped into his new position at UGBC following a term as the chair of the AHANA+ Leadership Council. Throughout his time in UGBC, he’s helped to push two major initiatives: DiversityEdu and the recently-released Student Experience Survey.
While this may be the first year Kalkidan Tadesse, the chair of the UGBC’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and MCAS ’21, is a part of UGBC, it is far from her first time getting campus-wide change initiated.
“In seeking to add diverse perspectives to the Executive Council, Frontis is a logical and appropriate appointee.”
The selection process had to be redone after the initial pick left BC over the summer.
Three teams remain after Davis Pollino, CSOM ’19, and Sebastian Biber, MCAS ’19, dropped out this week.
Diversity and Inclusion’s Town Hall was held on March 30 in the Vanderslice Cabaret Room, where candidates for Undergraduate Government of Boston College president were questioned on their plans to support inclusion on campus.