Crusading for Pride

On February 2, 2017, Clarke University¬†administration announced that their athletic teams’ nickname – the Clarke Crusaders – would be changed to the Clarke Pride effective August 1, 2017. As a result, there has been both backlash and support among Clarke community about the new moniker. According to athletic staff, there have been complaints by faculty and students about the name Crusaders for about 10 years. … Continue reading Crusading for Pride

Residence Hall Changes Provide Gender Inclusive Options

In accordance with federal mandate, Clarke University will provide gender inclusive housing options to students who request these room accommodations starting in the 2017-18 school year. The Department of Residence Life at Clarke University will make several changes in the upcoming 2017-2018 academic year to make sure accommodations are available. The change to provide gender-inclusive housing is in response to a federal mandate for institutions … Continue reading Residence Hall Changes Provide Gender Inclusive Options