November 16 | 9AM - 12PM
Part 1: 9-11AM | University Updates | Nebraska Union, Ballroom | In-Person Only
Part 2: 11:15-12PM | Panel Discussion | Nebraska Union, Swanson Room | Hybrid
Inclusive Futurism: Future of Inclusive Excellence, moderated by Dr. Barker
Asst. Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer – Workforce Resources
Chief People and Legal Officer
Disability Inclusion and Accessibility Professional
“The University of Nebraska is a public, land-grant institution with campuses and programs across the State that reside on the past, present, and future homelands of the Pawnee, Ponca, Oto-Missouria, Omaha, Dakota, Lakota, Arapaho, Cheyenne, Kaw Peoples, and Winnebago, as well as the relocated Ho-Chunk, Iowa, and Sac and Fox Peoples.”
About and History
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion provides vision, leadership, and advocacy in fostering an inclusive, equitable, and welcoming campus central to the land-grant mission of UNL; leads and facilitates the development of institutional policies, protocols, and practices intended to create a more equitable, and inclusive campus culture; and utilizes an inclusive excellence framework to foster an engaged, creative, and innovative learning environment for all.
Since 2019, the State of Diversity has featured historical and key data, reporting, and updates on initiatives and efforts designed to inform, equip, and engage the campus community on diversity-related trends and issues at the University. Through updates delivered by the Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Inclusion and featuring national thought-leaders, sharing expertise and pathways forward for inclusive excellence at Nebraska, the State of Diversity is open to all members of the campus community.