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Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Diversity Statement

The School of Undergraduate Studies is an academic home for people of diverse interests, backgrounds, and experiences. We believe inclusion drives innovation.

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Dean’s Message on Diversity

In spring 2017, the university’s Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (DDCE) published an action plan to examine how UT can provide the best education possible for students from all backgrounds. Part of that plan included the charge that each college, school, and unit should implement a committee that would address diversity and inclusion when it came to hiring as well as establishing a culture that is supportive of diverse people and ideas.

To that end, we created the School of Undergraduate Studies Diversity and Inclusion Committee to suggest programming and policies to help make our school a more welcoming and supportive environment for everyone. During the next academic year, the committee will be proposing a formal plan to address the DDCE’s goals, as well as adding events, training, and resources related to diversity and inclusion on this website.

It’s the committee’s role to facilitate this school-wide dialogue, and it’s up to all of us to contribute to this important initiative. I encourage each of you to contact a committee member with your thoughts and ideas around these topics and others.

—Brent Iverson, Dean

Committee Members

Jamie Beard, Blackstone Launch Pad
Amanda Berthy, UGS Council
Anne Bradley, UGS Dean’s Office
Patty Micks, First-Year Experience
Olyvia Moriarty, Discovery Scholars Program
Tressa Olsen, Bridging Disciplines Programs
Hillary Procknow, Texas Success Initiative
Paige Schilt, Sanger Learning Center
Tamela Walker, UGS Business Office
Pam Way, Sanger Learning Center
Lin Winton, Center for Skills and Experience Flags

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