NEWS & EVENTS
The University of Rhode Island's office of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Diversity pledges itself to continue its commitment to the achievement of equal opportunity within the University and throughout American society as a whole. In this regard, University of Rhode Island will recruit, hire, promote, educate, and provide services to persons based upon their individual qualifications.
The University of Rhode Island prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary considerations of such characteristics as age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
The University of Rhode Island shall take affirmative action, positive and extraordinary, to overcome the discriminatory effects of traditional policies and procedures with regard to the disabled, minorities, women and Vietnam-era veterans.
Because justice and equality are essential to a healthy, productive work and educational environment, we actively work to:
By doing this, we help the university address past societal injustice, ensure that all members of the university community can live and work up to their fullest potential, and create a future of equality.
To create a comfortable, respectful and professional environment, based on understanding and trust, to inform and assist those who seek our services.