Vision Statement

I belong, We belong, You belong.

Statement on the Murder of George Floyd and Systemic and Institutional Racism in America

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Mission

We strive to create a welcoming, safe, supportive, caring, and inclusive teaching and learning environment, in which everyone feels the sense of belonging, valued and supported, with special support provided for students and faculty who need to ensure their equal opportunities and access to educational resources.  Our 2020-2021 measurable outcomes include, but are not limited to

  1. Increase visibility, awareness of the committee and the commitment by COE to DEI;
  2. Increase diversity and retention of students, faculty, staff; and
  3. Increase perceptions of belonging, inclusion, support.

Resource Padlet

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

  • Elory Aguiar (Kinesiology)
  • Rebecca Ballard (Dean’s Office)
  • Julianne Coleman (C&I)
  • Amanda Dobbins (Dean’s Office) 
  • Cailin Kerch (C&I)
  • Chris Lee (Student Services)
  • Emily Lund (ESPRMC)
  • Sara McDaniel (SPEMA) 
  • Carlton McHargh (Student Services) 
  • John Petrovic (ELPTS)
  • Karen Spector (C&I)
  • Jingping Sun (ELPTS) 

Diversity at UA

The website for UA’s Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion features numerous resources — on-campus, virtual, and non-UA — on diversity, being an ally, and UA initiatives toward creating and supporting a more inclusive campus.