- 04/24/2014 1:00 PM Incorporating Equity & Diversity into the Job Performance
- 04/25/2014 8:30 AM OED Certificate Workshop 9: Understanding Disability & Advancing Access
- 04/30/2014 11:00 AM A Life is Waiting: Issues Facing Hispanic Males in College (Webinar)
- 05/01/2014 8:00 AM Deaf and Hard of Hearing Day 2014: Dare 2 B U!
Let Us Help You
- Access the U of M's Equity & Diversity Vision Framework (PDF)
- Obtain disability accommodations
- Search for a research grant
- Apply for faculty bridge funding
- Access OED offices and initiatives
- Download a guide (PDF) to making events accessible
- Locate equity and diversity resources (PDF)
- If you're experiencing discrimination
We all share responsibility for equity and diversity—it’s everybody’s everyday work. Diversity goes well beyond numeric representation and access. Far from just enriching campus life or the academic experience, equity and diversity are critical to issues of campus culture and climate, and fundamental to everything we do at the University of Minnesota.
- Call for Applications (May 16): 2014 Scholarly Excellence in Equity and Diversity (SEED) Awards
- The 2013 Equity and Diversity Breakfast was held on Nov. 13
- "The Forgotten Minority" - recent MN Daily article on disability
- Dr. Katrice Albert, the U of M's new Vice President for Equity and Diversity
The University of Minnesota is named one of the 25 best colleges and universities for LGBT students.
The GLBTA Programs Office is featured in the article, and its LGBT International Student Drop-In Center highlighted.
"Yá’át’ééh shi éí Donavan Begay yinishyé. Naaneesht’ezhí Náádąą’ Diné Táchii’nii nishłí. Baa’o’ogeedee’ t’aa iiyisi nasha. Greetings I am Donavan Begay. I am from the Zuni Corn People – Red Meeting Water People Clan. I’m originally from Whitecone, Arizona."
The Office for Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EOAA) honored Karl Lorenz, the recipient of 20th Lillian H. Williams Award, on October 10th at the annual EOAA Liaison Meeting.
University of Minnesota student and previous SEED Award winner Johanna Lucht interned at NASA through a program for students with disabilities who are strong in science and aiming for technical careers.
Meet Dr. Katrice Albert, OED's new vice president:
"It is a great honor to join the University of Minnesota. I look forward to working collaboratively with the Board of Regents and strong leadership teams on each campus to build upon the existing commitment to excellence through inclusiveness. The U of M has ambitious diversity goals and I look forward to providing leadership for this ongoing work." Learn more about Dr. Albert or access her interview on KFAI Radio.
"'They were a band of brothers — boys right out of high school — embracing their first year together. They wanted to do things together.'" An article from the Spokesman Recorder featuring the U's Huntley House for African American Men, a Living-Learning Community that opened in August 2012.
"Native American scholarship recipients are graduating and planning ways to give back to their communities." Great Minnesota Daily article featuring recently graduated SMSC Scholars.