I will encourage the expression of different voices, perspectives, and ideas.
I will challenge my own beliefs, opinions, and viewpoints.
I will advocate for an accessible, safe, and respectful environment to enhance the living, learning, and working community at Illinois.
I will acknowledge and respect the multiple identities represented in each individual.
My commitment will be demonstrated by my voice and my conduct.Make your commitment now...
Last semester's Sesquicentenial Celebration culminated in a wonderful event featuring Myrlie Evers as the evening's speaker. Chancellor Wise presented her with the University's Presidential Award. Dr. Evers is only the 16th recipient of this award in the history of this campus.
View the event which occurred on Thursday, February 6th, 2014.
Welcome to the Inclusive Illinois Impact Report 2013. Coordinated by the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Access at the University of Illinois, Inclusive Illinois, one campus, many voices, showcases the ways in which the University demonstrates its commitment; celebrates its achievements; and educates the campus and community about diversity and inclusivity. It represents the importance of respecting the intersection of identity that faculty, staff, and students bring to campus.
Illinois is being recognized by Insight Into Diversity magazine as a recipient of their 2013 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.
L-r: Heidi Johnson, Director, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Access; Associate Chancellor Menah Pratt-Clarke; Lynette O'Neal, Leadership in Diversity category ; Chancellor Phyllis M. Wise; Louis Bergonzi, LGBT category ; Adrian Burgos (accepted by his wife Dolly and their two daughters, Miranda and Julia), Teaching & Mentoring category; University Housing (Director Jim Rooney accepted the award), Access & Accomodations category. Each year, the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Access grants awards to peer-nominated individuals/nits for their commitment and efforts to diversity and inclusion. http://diversity.illinois.edu/makeadiffaward.html
View the #OneCampus, 'Moving Beyond Digital Hate' campus conversation held on Feb.6, 2014.
View recent statements in support of an Inclusive Illinois
Inclusive Illinois Day:
View the photos from the September 25th celebration.
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