Diversity & Inclusion

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Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

Mission

We are dedicated to promoting Inclusive Excellence, a system where everyone has the opportunity to learn and contribute to our highest potential.  Our office nurtures and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students by providing consultation and training on: 

  • Cultural and Professional Competency:  The ability to understand the value of difference and using it to set and reach our highest goals by working productively with all people
  • Inclusion: Reflected in practices of recruitment, retention and success of students, faculty and staff
  • Diversity in the Classroom: Dealing effectively with perceptions of difference among students; educating students about the ways in which they will interact with diversity in the workplace in this growing global market