On Tuesday, September 2, 2014, Gallaudet President Alan Hurwitz welcomed the campus community back to campus for the start of the fall 2014 semester. He introduced three new members of the Board of Trustees as well as several new key administrators. He emphasized the university's successes brought about by teamwork and he reminded the audience to be mindful of new students and to help ease their transition to campus. He also announced a series of diversity-related events entitled, " Advancing Institutional Equity though Multicultural Transformation," to take place the week of September 16-19.