University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Our Partners: Working Together to Achieve Excellence Through Diversity & Inclusion

At UVM, our culture of diversity and inclusion is a result of our active pursuit of it. Administration, staff, faculty and students help to realize a safe and common ground at UVM.

The UVM Diversity & Equity Unit

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The mission of the Diversity & Equity Unit is to engage the University community in a collaboration to create an environment of social justice, inclusion, and equity, and, in so doing, help facilitate the actualization of the vision of the University as a diverse premier public research university. Offices of the Diversity and Equity Unit include:

The Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, which ensures compliance with state and federal laws and university policies related to discrimination, so that every member and prospective member of the campus community will receive fair and equal treatment and opportunity.

The ALANA Student Center, which works to support the holistic development of ALANA and Bi/Multi-racial students so they attain their goals for wellness, academic achievement, personal growth, identity formation, community building and cultural advancement.

The Center for Cultural Pluralism, which strives to equip faculty, staff and students with the cultural and social justice competencies necessary to function at their best in their intellectual, leadership and pedagogical practices, so the University can provide the highest quality education.

The LGBTQA Center joins with others at UVM to: inspire personal growth and empowerment; nurture community; educate for social justice; and advocate for liberation, the freedom to live openly in an affirming community for all people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning, and everyone who aspires to be their advocates.

The UVM Women's Center, which supports all facets of women's lives, including the social, professional, spiritual, physical, intellectual & emotional, to empower women and their allies to become active leaders and global citizens in their communities.

Last modified August 13 2014 08:11 PM