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USF Inclusion Statement

The University of San Francisco strives to promote safe, affirming, and inclusive communities for all students, faculty, and staff to learn and work together in alignment with the University’s mission. These communities are enriched by the presence of people of different abilities, ages, colors, creeds, cultures, races, ethnicities, family models, gender identities, gender expressions, health statues, nationalities, political views, religious, spiritual, and philosophical beliefs, sexual orientations, socioeconomic statuses, educational backgrounds, and veteran statuses.

Purpose

The Council works with the Vice Provost of Diversity Engagement & Community Outreach to provide advice, support, input, and recommendations on all aspects of diversity implementation at the University of San Francisco. This includes current efforts or emerging opportunities in diverse recruitment and retention, curricular and co-curricular initiatives, community outreach, campus climate, and diversity related professional development. The co-chairs will work directly with the Vice Provost to expand the University's efforts in these areas. This new structure of leadership reflects the collaborative model of the council's inclusive community efforts.

Expectations

The council will meet with the Vice Provost for up to four regular in an academic year (twice during the Fall semester and twice in the Spring semester). Two of the meetings throughout the year will be planning retreats for the Council to review, discuss, and make recommendations for campus wide diversity implementation.