Harvard Announces University-Wide Digital Accessibility Initiative

by | Jul, 2019

Harvard University is moving forward into the digital age by announcing their latest initiative to better serve students with disabilities. This initiative is aimed at making their digital content accessible and inclusive to those with disabilities.

The University’s commitment to accessibility speaks volumes about their goals for inclusivity to their current and prospective students, as well as the public. To start, they will convene a new Accessibility Steering Committee (ASC). Harvard also plans on periodically reviewing their digital content and accessibility policy to stay up to date as technology continues to evolve. A few examples of the new policy include easy navigation by screen readers, alternative text for images, and color contrast considerations. This new policy is a great example of what prioritizing audiences with disabilities looks like and how important it is to make all content accessible and available to users. 

Read more about Harvard’s new digital accessibility initiative at https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2019/04/harvard-adopts-university-wide-digital-accessibility/.

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