University of Vermont

Diversity and Equity Unit

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The Diversity and Equity Unit is part of the Division of the Vice President for Human Resources, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs. Under the leadership of the Vice President for Human Resources, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, this Division has responsibility for helping to infuse the core values of diversity, multiculturalism and equity into all aspects of teaching, learning, research, and service within the University of Vermont system.

The office oversees a number of signature diversity events for the University. These include the University of Vermont’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, Education and Learning Week, which focus on the principles and legacy of Dr. King to promote a positive and supportive climate; the Blackboard Jungle Symposium, a regional conference focus on navigating the multifaceted classroom of the 21st Century; and the President’s Diversity Initiative Partnership with the Flynn Center which focuses on the Arts to address diversity and social justice issues.

Abenaki Outreach Program

The UVM/Abenaki Outreach Program's mission is to promote a diverse and respectful environment that embraces social justice, equity, and opportunity for high school Native American students to achieve their potential.

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Affimative Action and Equal Opportunity

The Mission of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity (AA/EO) is to ensure compliance with state and federal laws and university policies related to discrimination.

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ALANA Student Center

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.

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Center for Cultural Pluralism

The Center for Cultural Pluralism's (CCP) mission is 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.

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LGBTQA Center

As the LGBTQA Center our purpose is to join 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.

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Women's Center

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

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