Diversity is more than a structure that runs parallel to our priorities and mission — we strive to harness its power to drive excellence in our institution. History supports our belief that this work is not only valuable for underrepresented and marginalized communities. It opens up opportunities and possibilities for us all.

Who We Are 

Where We’re Headed

  • Establish department-level DEI leadership 
  • Develop a DEI dashboard aligned with strategic plan goals and priorities 
  • Establish faculty, staff, and learner advisory structures 
  • Sustain ongoing community stakeholder engagement

Where We’ve Been

Annual Events

Orientation Crucial Conversations

Crucial Conversations is a session held during student orientation that addresses issues of racism and discrimination.  

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DEI Lecture

The annual DEI lecture provides an open dialogue around creating a more diverse, inclusive and equitable environment.