University of Vermont

2009-10 Online Catalogue

Academic Policies and General Information

Diversity and Equity Programs

There are a number of diversity and equity programs at the University which seek to create an environment of social justice, inclusion, and equity as well as provide support and advocacy for students. These departments include:

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity
The AAEO Office strives to create a diverse, nondiscriminatory learning and working environment for the University of Vermont community by promoting inclusion, respect and equity through the provision of education, training and resources. For more information, please refer to web page.

ALANA Student Center
The ALANA Student Center (ASC) exists to ensure that African, Latino/a, Asian and Native American (ALANA) and Bi/Multi-racial students succeed at the University of Vermont. ASC promotes academic achievement, personal growth, identity formation, and cultural development. More information is available at web site.

Center for Cultural Pluralism
The Center for Cultural Pluralism (CCP) is dedicated to helping UVM achieve its core mission to provide quality multicultural education in order to equip faculty, staff and students with the competencies necessary to function in a diverse world. The Center focuses on the intersections of issues of culture and social justice. For more information, please visit web site.

LGBTQA Services
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning and Ally Services (LGBTQA) are committed to helping meet the needs of LGBTQA students, faculty, and staff at UVM by fostering and creating cultural education for the community at large, building and strengthening the LGBTQA community at UVM, providing advocacy and support to LGBTQA students, faculty, and staff, and providing consultation and information to offices and programs throughout the University. More information is available at web site.

Women's Center
The Women's Center values and celebrates the multiplicity of women’s lives; recognizes the intersections of gender, race, sexual orientation, economic status, and other significant aspects of individual and cultural identity; accepts responsibility for opposing injustice; and commits itself to service to the University and larger communities. For more information, please visit: web site.
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