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Education and Training

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Defined

Diversity is an active and intentional commitment to support and embrace difference and multiplicity for the sake of expanding knowledge, educating capable citizens, developing the whole person, and serving our local and global communities. Equity in action being the intentional assessment to promote and ensure fairness within access, resources & opportunity while seeking to eliminate barriers that hinder the success of students, faculty, and staff. Inclusion being the intentional engaging of persons and groups while seeking to understand and support the entire ULV community.

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will offer training and professional development opportunities for all members of the campus community beginning Fall 2020. Safe Zone and Cultivating Inclusion professional development sessions will be offered once a semester and will require registration. If you would like to schedule a customized guest lecture or workshop, please contact us at diversity@laverne.edu.

  • Faculty, Staff, and Administration
    • Safe Zone Training: LGBTQIA+ Awareness, Advocacy, and Allyship Workshop
    • Cultivating Inclusion: Reducing Implicit Bias and Fostering Cultural Understanding
  • Students and Student Organizations
    • Building Inclusive Communities: Dialoguing Across Differences

If you would like to collaborate with the ODEI on a specific program or initiative, or would like consultation concerning a policy or practice, please contact us at diversity@laverne.edu.