Two Offices, One Goal: An Inclusive Culture
The Office of Inclusion Mission Statement: The Office of Inclusion upholds institutional excellence by providing educational and leadership opportunities in a safe environment. We pursue the work today that creates a diverse, culturally humble and empowered workforce, tomorrow. The office's primary functions:
- Developmental Opportunities
- DEI Epicenter
The Office of Equity Mission Statement: The Office of Equity upholds institutional excellence by collaboratively identifying and addressing inequities in a safe environment. We pursue the work today that creates fair practices, policies and treatment, for an equitable institution tomorrow. The office’s primary functions:
- Collation of Efforts
- Data-based systems focus
Together the Offices of Inclusion & Equity:
- Provide leadership and support in the development and implementation policies, events and programmatic efforts that aim to enhance recruitment & retention, diversity, equity and inclusion on our campuses.
- Emphasize assessment and evaluation of high-impact strategies, programs, practices, and initiatives which promote equity, access and inclusivity across UNMC campuses.
- Work on diversity initiatives with senior leaders to engage the campus and surrounding community in order to help define, enable and foster an inclusive and welcoming culture.