Our Priorities


To achieve inclusion, the Department of DEI is focused on:

Equal Access to Opportunity for Students

Enrich recruitment, retention and graduation of students from underrepresented populations

Equal Access to Opportunity for Employees

Increase recruitment, retention and advancement of faculty and employees from underrepresented populations

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Welcoming Campus Environment

Advocate for an environment where students, employees and community partners feel included and supported.

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DEI Education

Provide a foundation for effective communication using DEI tools and appropriate cross-cultural interactions; make available cultural awareness topics within programming and events.

Community Relations

Provide our students access to diverse groups, businesses, employers and industry and community partners that represent, advance and support DEI.

Engagement Through Reporting and Communication

Inform everyone of all related DEI initiatives, resources and events available and outcomes of the same.