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As prepared by the Diversity and Equity Commission and The President’s Diversity Initiative

The University of Delaware’s educational mission is to prepare students to live in an increasingly interconnected and diverse world. To do so, we are committed to fostering a robust educational environment that supports critical thinking, free inquiry, and an understanding of diverse views and values. We see diversity as a core value and guiding principle for our educational mission and thus must work to make diversity an integral part of everyday life on campus. To this end, we take diversity to mean both the recognition and appreciation of the different backgrounds, values, and ideas of those who comprise our campus, as well as a commitment to ensuring that all people on our campus are treated according to principles of fairness, civility, dignity, and equity. We are committed to building an educational community that understands people from different backgrounds and economic circumstances, with different needs, and from diverse personal and philosophical beliefs. We want to make all people who are part of the University feel welcome and valued in campus life.

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Advancing Justice in our World

Aa jury in Minneapolis convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, a case that sparked nationwide protests against systemic racism and injustice in America.

Equity Efforts Coordinated in Central Office

Diversity activities across several University of Delaware areas have been integrated into a central Office of Institutional Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (OIEDE) to improve coordination and better leverage assets in this important area.

Promoting an Inclusive Campus Climate

Fatimah Conley has been promoted to the position of interim chief diversity officer (CDO) at the University effective immediately.

Vaughan interim vice provost for diversity and inclusion

Michael L. Vaughan, who has served as interim vice provost for diversity and inclusion since September, will now be devoting himself full-time to the role in the Office of the Provost, effective July 1.

Inclusive Programs Show Resilience

Students with disabilities, staff adjust to remote learning amid coronavirus

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Diversity on campus benefits all students

We know that being around people from diverse backgrounds fosters innovation and encourages collaboration. Increased racial diversity on campus is positive, and results in higher levels of academic achievement and contributes to the improvement of intergroup relations.

Community Engagement

Engaged, dedicated, loyal and enthusiastic are some of the adjectives that describe the University of Delaware community. Among the University’s greatest strengths is its long and vibrant tradition of public service. In a recent national survey, 75 percent of UD students indicated that they participated in community service by the time they were seniors.

Equity and Inclusion

“To move forward, we must continue to embrace this university’s commitment to a diverse campus that reflects the cultures, views, experiences, hopes and dreams of our society as a whole. Each of us—with our unique talents and perspectives—is an essential part of what makes this University so vital and vibrant.”

43rd Annual POWWOW

43rd Annual POWWOW

Nanticoke Indian PowWow 30045 Eagle Crest Road Milton, DE 19968 Friday, September 24 4pm to 8pm Vendor Preview and Pig Roast Saturday, September 11 10am to 7pm Two Dance Sessions with Grand entry at 12pm Sunday, September 12 10am to 7pm Church Service 8:30am to 10am...

Advancing Justice in our World

Advancing Justice in our World

Aa jury in Minneapolis convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, a case that sparked nationwide protests against systemic racism and injustice in America.

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