Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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At the College of Arts & Sciences, diversity is integral to excellence. We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity and justice for all.

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In the College of Arts and Sciences we embrace, embody, and explore the world in all its diversity. As artists, humanists, mathematicians, natural scientists and social scientists, our perspective is global and our commitment to inclusivity is unwavering. Difference, however conceived or defined, enriches our community and makes each of us better. We welcome all who wish to join us in our quest to better understand our world in all its fullness.

Robert Stacey, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences

UW Diversity Blueprint  

The Blueprint is available for academic and administrative units to use as a framework for guiding the UW toward achieving its stated goals for diversity and inclusion.

UW Climate Survey - Results and Summaries

All three UW campuses invited faculty, staff and students to participate in a University-wide climate survey in Fall 2019 to help better understand how to make our campuses more welcoming and inclusive. The results of the survey are now available online. Review results and summaries.

Stories and Opportunities

Ishira Parikh on the UW campus, with a backdrop of evergreen trees.

UW senior Ishira Parikh helped create an award-winning curriculum using what she'd learned through courses and volunteer activities. Read more

Descendance, work by Ariel Rene Jackson

Artists usually create work on campus during their Jacob Lawrence Legacy Residency. COVID changed that, but the spirit of the residency remains.Read more

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