The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) serves as the focal point
for promoting the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion was established in the fall of
2010, as the successor to the Office of Diversity and Affirmative
Action. In establishing the ODI, the University signaled its commitment
to redirect and strengthen its efforts in the area of diversity and
In alignment with the University's
mission and the charge of the office, the ODI offers the following
support to the University community:
- Provides support and resources for academic and professional staff recruitment and hiring efforts.
- Provides consultation & mediation on
allegations and/or inquiries related to discrimination and sexual
- Educates and monitors the campus community on policies and procedures related to civil rights laws and regulations.
- Facilitates opportunities to dialogue and
participate in activities and initiatives that encourage the exchange
of different ideas and perspectives and promotes the development of
inclusive working and learning environments.