CUR Signs on to Joint Statement of Principles, Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications
On August 20, 2019, the Executive Board of the Council on Undergraduate Research approved that the organization sign on to the Joint Statement of Principles of the Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications. The statement commits organizations to eliminate barriers, promote equitable treatment, create environments that respect diverse traditions, promote diversity at all levels, and raise awareness about career opportunities. Adopting organizations include the Association of University Presses, the Council of Science Editors, Crossref, PLOS, and the Society for Scholarly Publishing. The board action follows the recommendation of the SPUR Editorial Board and the CUR Diversity and Inclusion Committee that CUR sign the joint statement.
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