Diversity is at the heart of who we are.

The Office of Diversity Engagement and Community Outreach seeks to promote an organizational culture that values diversity in all its forms through inclusive dialogues, experiences, and appreciation and value of others to leverage people as a source of collective learning, campus unity, and institutional strength.

Strategic Goals:

  1. Enrich the campus climate for diversity and inclusion.
  2. Support diversity of faculty, staff and administrative and executive leadership across campus.
  3. Strengthen recruitment, retention, achievement and graduation of diverse students.
  4. Create diversity education and professional development for university employees related to diversity.
  5. Strengthen and promote curricular and co-curricular (cross-cultural) programs related to diversity.
  6. Enrich the urban community and university community engagement through outreach, service and partnerships with diverse communities.
  7. Enhance the diversity of the vendor supply chain.

Areas of Focus & Support:


And Still We Rise

4/30/2014, 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

University Center 222 - Faculty/Staff Dining Room