The Racial Equity Task Force is reviewing a broad range of historical, and recent documents, which provide background and ideas on actions that can be taken to promote racial equity at the University. Below is a non-exhaustive listing of some of the documents directed at institutional level action that are being reviewed. If there are additional documents you believe should be reviewed by the task force, please email us a link or a copy of the document at

BSA Letter (2020)

Faculty Senate Executive Council Resolution Following Death of George Floyd (2020)

Statement from PCUAS Co-Chairs on Recent Events (2020)

President's Commission on the University in the Age of Segregation: Memorialization and Mission at UVA (2020)

UVA Health Housestaff Meeting Statement (2020)

UVA Cannot Honor These Names on Grounds Petition (2020)

Solutions Proposed by the Black Community to Improve Racial Equity on Grounds (2020)

Indigenous Studies at UVA Next Steps (2019)

We Are Not Invisible – ALC (2018)

Our University to Shape – LSA (2018)

University of Virginia and Indigenous Peoples: A White Paper on Indigenous Studies (2018)

Report of the President’s Commission on Slavery and the University (2018)

Demands of the “March to Reclaim Our Grounds” (2017)

Diversity Recommendation Index (DRI) (2017, Analysis of Prior documents and work)

Report to the Ad Hoc Committee on University Climate and Culture (2015)

Towards a Better University (2015)

UVA Alumni for Change letter to President Sullivan (2015)

Embracing Diversity in Pursuit of Excellence: Report of the President's Commission on Diversity and Equity (2004)

An Examination of the University's Minority Classified Staff (The Muddy Floor Report) (1996)

An Audacious Faith: Report on the Task Force on Afro-American Affairs (1987)