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Strategic Direction #3 – Inclusive Excellence

We commit to creating a campus reflective of our core values and we offer curricular and co-curricular educational programs that prepare our students for the diverse world in which they live.

Broaden our commitment to diversity and inclusion by recruiting, retaining, and developing a diverse community.

Initiative 3.1.1: Build a more diverse and inclusive student, faculty and staff community to provide an environment in which all can be successful academically and professionally.

Initiative 3.1.2: Ensure that units comply with University policies on equity, non-discrimination, compliance, and equal employment opportunity to reflect our commitment to diversity and inclusion. 

Support innovative and inclusive scholarship and teaching.

Initiative 3.2.1: Ensure that diversity, equity, and inclusion are foundational aspects of educational offerings.

Initiative 3.2.2: Provide ongoing, appropriate diversity professional development for faculty and staff. 

Foster an inclusive University community.

Initiative 3.3.1: Administer a campus climate survey biannually and develop an action plan to address the results. Implement the recommendations of the Taskforce on Racism and report progress annually.

Initiative 3.3.2: Develop and implement a robust university diversity and inclusion plan.

Initiative 3.3.3: Establish unit diversity initiatives that align to the university diversity plan.

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