Chief Diversity Office annual Update on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

On January 16, 2019, Interim Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President for Student Life Melissa Shivers gave a presentation to the campus community regarding progress and priorities in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

“The focus on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus increases opportunities for collaboration, extends the openness and importance of discussions that include divergent points of view, highlights the importance of DEI work as everyone’s responsibility, and helps us eliminate barriers that hinder the success of our campus community,” said Melissa Shivers, interim chief diversity officer and vice president for student life.