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community, equity, and diversity

Resources for Faculty and Staff

A student body, faculty, and staff that is diverse and accepting of differences in all people is a cornerstone of life at URI. These resources should help to guide your decisions, celebrate our uniqueness, and promote unity and understanding across campus.

  • Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, and Diversity -- 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.
  • Multiculturalism and Diversity Enhancement Fund -- The Fund, established by the Division of Academic Affairs Diversity Task Force, is designed to build on the goal of ensuring an equitable and inclusive campus community. The intention of the fund is to encourage faculty and staff to enhance cultural competence within the Division of Academic Affairs.
  • Academic Affairs Diversity Task Force -- Issues pertaining to diversity, equity, and justice are integral to creating and sustaining an open and inclusive learning community at The University of Rhode Island (URI). The Diversity Task Force of the Division of Academic Affairs is committed to promoting tolerance, respect, and equal opportunity with respect to learning and discovery within the university.

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